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Definitions of inappropriate

  1. Inappropriateness. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. Inappropriately. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  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. Not appropriate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for inappropriate

  1. The diction of the following sentences is incorrect or inappropriate for written discourse. – The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever Easley S. Jones
  2. Sometimes it applies a feeling that is too inappropriate as when the position is too horribly novel for us to have had any experience that can guide the central government in knowing how to feel about it, and this results in a cessation of the effort involved in trying to feel. – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler
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