- that suits or gives a pleasing effect or attractive appearance, as to a person or thing: a becoming dress; a becoming hairdo.
- suitable; appropriate; proper: a becoming sentiment.
- any process of change.
- Aristotelianism. any change involving realization of potentialities, as a movement from the lower level of potentiality to the higher level of actuality.
- suitable; appropriate
- any process of change
- (in the philosophy of Aristotle) any change from the lower level of potentiality to the higher level of actuality
“looking well,” 1560s, from earlier sense of “fitting” (early 13c.), from present participle of become. Related: Becomingly; becomingness.