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inappropriate

adjective in·ap·pro·pri·ate \ˌi-nə-ˈprō-prē-ət\

: not right or suited for some purpose or situation : not appropriate or suitable

Full Definition of INAPPROPRIATE

:  not appropriate :  unsuitable
in·ap·pro·pri·ate·ly adverb
in·ap·pro·pri·ate·ness noun
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Examples of INAPPROPRIATE

  1. We won't tolerate such inappropriate behavior.
  2. Her informal manner seemed wholly inappropriate to the occasion.

First Known Use of INAPPROPRIATE

1804
INAPPROPRIATE Defined for Kids

inappropriate

adjective in·ap·pro·pri·ate \ˌi-nə-ˈprō-prē-ət\

Definition of INAPPROPRIATE for Kids

:  not right or suited for some purpose or situation <inappropriate language>
in·ap·pro·pri·ate·ly adverb <He dressed inappropriately.>
Medical Dictionary

inappropriate

adjective in·ap·pro·pri·ate \ˌin-ə-ˈprō-prē-ət\

Medical Definition of INAPPROPRIATE

:  abnormal <inappropriate urinary sodium excretion—K. G. Barry & J. P. Malloy>

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