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inapposite

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

Definition of inapposite

  1. :  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>



1661

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1661


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