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impropriety

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2 a socially improper or unsuitable act or remark
  • such improprieties as asking people how much money they make

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The first known use of impropriety was in 1607

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“Impropriety.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/impropriety. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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