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
But Slepian said any suggestion of impropriety was baseless.
The defense never suggested any impropriety by the judge or prosecution, but clearly wanted the whole interrogation tape to be tossed.
There was no suggestion whatsoever of any impropriety about the purchase.
McCabe was a frequent target of harsh criticism from President Trump, and though his firing was recommended through internal FBI channels, Trump's public ire towards McCabe has tainted his dismissal with a whiff of impropriety.
Long, an 11-year veteran of the department, is among 29 people who are named on a list of current and former city cops whom prosecutors have tried not to call in court because of the allegations of impropriety against them.
The dismissal of the case against Ms. Wei represents a denouement to what had been hailed as a part of the government’s crackdown on alleged accounting fraud and other improprieties involving small Chinese companies that went public in the U.S.
Investor reaction to cheating claims was brief though sharp Worries over the retailer’s push to boost online business The reaction to a whistle-blower’s allegations of improprieties at Walmart Inc.’s online business was sharp.
Precisely because money is so enticing and can corrupt the most pious, the Torah insists that those in leadership must be careful to leave no impression of impropriety.
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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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