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inappropriate

adjective

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not appropriate for a particular occasion or situation
  • a bathing suit is inappropriate dress for strolling the streets of this seaside village

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The first known use of inappropriate was in 1804

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“Inappropriate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inappropriate. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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