The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Seemly \Seem"ly\ (s[=e]m"l[y^]), a. [Compar.Seemlier
(s[=e]m"l[i^]*[~e]r); superl. Seeliest.] [Icel.
s[ae]miligr, fr. s[ae]mr becoming, fit; akin to samr same, E.
same; the sense being properly, the same or like, hence,
fitting. See Seem, v. i.]
Suited to the object, occasion, purpose, or character;
suitable; fit; becoming; comely; decorous.
He had a seemly nose. --Chaucer.
I am a woman, lacking wit
To make a seemly answer to such persons. --Shak.
Suspense of judgment and exercise of charity were safer
and seemlier for Christian men than the hot pursuit of
these controversies. --Hooker.
Syn: Becoming; fit; suitable; proper; appropriate; congruous;
meet; decent; decorous.