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inappropriate

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

Simple Definition of inappropriate

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

Full Definition of inappropriate

  1. :  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.



1804

First Known Use of inappropriate

1804


Medical Dictionary

inappropriate

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

Medical Definition of inappropriate

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





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