HyperDic: inappropriate

English > 2 senses of the word inappropriate:
ADJECTIVEallinappropriatenot suitable for a particular occasion etc
allinappropriate, incompatible, out or keeping, unfittingnot in keeping with what is correct or proper
inappropriate > pronunciation
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English > inappropriate: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot suitable for a particular occasion etc.
  • "noise seems inappropriate at a time of sadness"
  • "inappropriate shoes for a walk on the beach"
  • "put inappropriate pressure on them"
Attribute ofappropriatenessThe quality of being specially suitable
Narrowerimproper, wrongnot appropriate for a purpose or occasion
unbefittingnot befitting
See alsoimpropernot suitable or right or appropriate
malaproposOf an inappropriate or incorrectly applied nature
OppositeappropriateSuitable for a particular person or place or condition etc
Spanishinapropiado, inconveniente, inoportuno
Catalaninapropiat, inconvenient, inoportú
Nounsinappropriatenessthe quality of being not particularly suitable or befitting
inappropriatenessinappropriate conduct
Adverbsinappropriatelyin an inappropriate manner
English > inappropriate: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot in keeping with what is correct or proper.
Example"completely inappropriate behavior"
Synonymsincompatible, out or keeping, unfitting
Broaderincongruouslacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness
Spanishinapropiado, incompatible
Nounsinappropriateness, wrongnessinappropriate conduct

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