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
The appearance of impropriety that comes with the timing of the donation in question is unfortunate and betrays a lack of political acumen.
Removing Strozk from the Russia probe was the prudent move, if for no other reason than to avoid the appearance of impropriety on a sensitive matter.
Will Mueller synchronize more indictments with the November elections and try to indict a Trump family member on some sort of financial impropriety or obstruction allegation?
Eskom’s new board was told to immediately remove all executives facing allegations of serious corruption and other acts of impropriety.
Alexander will replace Sherry Lewis, who was indicted last month on corruption charges stemming from allegations of impropriety with the utility and its independent engineer.
The suggestion of impropriety undergirded every stare, remark, or touch.
Following sanctions handed down by the NCAA after an investigation into athletic department improprieties, the governing body ruled that rising seniors could transfer without having to sit out a year.
Similarly, psychological evaluations pinpoint leadership capabilities rather than previous improprieties, says Matt Paese, vice president of succession management and C-suite services at Development Dimensions International.
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