Examples of impropriety in a Sentence
He has a reputation for impropriety.
The judge excused herself from the case to avoid any appearance of impropriety.
She was shocked by the young man's impropriety.
She was shocked by the impropriety of his behavior.
He has been accused of financial improprieties.
Recent Examples of impropriety from the Web
An inspector general report blamed Strzok and FBI lawyer Lisa Page for creating an appearance of impropriety through their texts but found that the outcome of the Clinton investigation wasn't tainted by bias.
The Justice Department’s inspector general has criticized Strzok and Page for creating the appearance of impropriety through the texts.
Davidson denied any impropriety and his countersuit Thursday issued a point-by-point denial.
For eight months, #MeToo stories have followed a familiar script: A prominent man is accused of impropriety.
Eight years ago, in a race marred by allegations of impropriety, Qatar defeated the United States for the 2022 rights.
Perhaps Trump also sees a little bit of himself in Pruitt, who is combative in the face of all the allegations of impropriety while remaining a steadfast supporter of the president.
From the start of his presidency, Trump has rejected any implication of impropriety or collusion with Russian actors during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Later that day, the agency asked its inspector general to expand its review of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act application process into possible impropriety or political bias by the FBI.
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IMPROPRIETY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of impropriety for English Language Learners
: rude or immoral behavior : improper behavior
: a rude or improper quality
: a wrong or immoral act : an improper act
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