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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of inappropriate

  1. :  not appropriate :  unsuitable

inappropriately

adverb

inappropriateness

noun

Examples of inappropriate in a sentence

  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


INAPPROPRIATE Defined for Kids

inappropriate

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

Definition of inappropriate for Students

  1. :  not right or suited for some purpose or situation <inappropriate language>

inappropriately

adverb <He dressed inappropriately.>



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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