inappropriate


in·ap·pro·pri·ate

adjective \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

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

in·ap·pro·pri·ate

adjective \ˌin-ə-ˈprō-prē-ət\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INAPPROPRIATE

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

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