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Definitions of inappropriate

  1. not conforming with accepted standards of propriety or taste; undesirable; "incorrect behavior"; "she was seen in all the wrong places"; "He thought it was wrong for her to go out to work" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. not suitable for a particular occasion etc; "noise seems inappropriate at a time of sadness"; "inappropriate shoes for a walk on the beach"; "put inappropriate pressure on them" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. not in keeping with what is correct or proper; "completely inappropriate behavior" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Not instrument (to); not appropriate; unbecoming; unsuitable; not specially fitted; - followed by to or for. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Not suitable for a particular occasion or in a particular person; not fit; not proper. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Inappropriately. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Inappropriateness. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Not appropriate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. Unsuited; not proper. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. Not instrument to; not appropriate; unbecoming; unsuitable; not specially fitted; -- followed by to or for. mso.anu.edu.au
  11. in-ap-pr[=o]'pri-[=a]t, adj. not suitable.--adv. INAPPR[=O]'PRIATELY.--n. INAPPR[=O]'PRIATENESS. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  12. Not appropriate. Hence inappropriately adv., inappropriateness n. Concise Oxford Dictionary
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