What does appropriateness mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. appropriateness, rightnessnoun

    appropriate conduct; doing the right thing

  2. appropriatenessnoun

    the quality of being specially suitable


  1. appropriatenessnoun

    the quality or condition of being appropriate


  1. appropriateness

    Appropriateness refers to the quality or state of being suitable, fitting, proper or correct in a particular situation or context. It involves having the right demeanor, behavior or response that meets the expectations, standards or requirements depending on the prevailing circumstances or environments.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Appropriatenessnoun

    the state or quality of being appropriate; peculiar fitness

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of appropriateness in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of appropriateness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of appropriateness in a Sentence

  1. Jon Stewart:

    The bottom line is our country exposed our own veterans to poison for years, and we knew about it, and we did not act with urgency and appropriateness, and therefore, we've lost men and women who served this country. They've died out of our inaction.

  2. Republican Senator Mike Lee:

    What I found so distressing about that briefing was that one of the messages we received from the briefers was do not debate, do not discuss the issue of the appropriateness of further military intervention against Iran and that if you do, you will be emboldening Iran.

  3. United States:

    The President gave us a legal order : Support the Department of Homeland Security, it's not my job to assess the appropriateness of the mission.

  4. Judge John Robert Blakey:

    This Court's task is not to adjudicate the fairness or appropriateness of high-frequency trading.

  5. David Dobbins:

    As long as the federal government doesn't take uniform action, I think we will see action on a local level, people can differ about the appropriateness of e-cigarettes for adults but I don't think anyone disagrees on the appropriateness of giving them to children.

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