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inapposite

inapposite

adjective in·ap·po·site \(ˌ)i-ˈna-pə-zət\

Definition of INAPPOSITE

:  not apposite :  not apt or pertinent
in·ap·po·site·ly adverb
in·ap·po·site·ness noun

Examples of INAPPOSITE

  1. <that comparison is completely inapposite; there are no parallels between the two books at all>
  2. <a speech laden with inapposite anecdotes and unfunny jokes>

First Known Use of INAPPOSITE

1661

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