— in·ap·pro·pri·ate·ly adverb
— in·ap·pro·pri·ate·ness noun
Examples of INAPPROPRIATE
- We won't tolerate such inappropriate behavior.
- Her informal manner seemed wholly inappropriate to the occasion.
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Related to INAPPROPRIATE
- amiss, graceless, improper, inapposite, inapt, incongruous, incorrect, indecorous, inept, infelicitous, malapropos, perverse, unapt, unbecoming, unfit, unhappy, unseemly, unsuitable, untoward, wrong, out of place, out of the way
- appropriate, becoming, befitting, correct, decorous, felicitous, fit, fitting, genteel, happy, meet, proper, right, seemly, suitable
in·ap·pro·pri·ate adjective \ˌin-ə-ˈprō-prē-ət\ (Medical Dictionary)
: abnormal <inappropriate urinary sodium excretion—K. G. Barry & J. P. Malloy>
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