What does inappropriate mean?

Definitions for inappropriate
ˌɪn əˈproʊ pri ɪtin·ap·pro·pri·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inappropriate(adj)

    not 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"

  2. inappropriate, incompatible, out or keeping(p), unfitting(adj)

    not in keeping with what is correct or proper

    "completely inappropriate behavior"

Wiktionary

  1. inappropriate(Adjective)

    Not appropriate; not suitable for the situation, time, and/or place.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inappropriate(adj)

    not instrument (to); not appropriate; unbecoming; unsuitable; not specially fitted; -- followed by to or for

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inappropriate

    in-ap-prō′pri-āt, adj. not suitable.—adv. Inapprō′priately.—n. Inapprō′priateness.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'inappropriate' in Adjectives Frequency: #879

How to pronounce inappropriate?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say inappropriate in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inappropriate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inappropriate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of inappropriate in a Sentence

  1. Commissioner Batts:

    I think it's unfortunate that these little things are coming out. I think that it's inappropriate.

  2. Gabriel Byrne:

    I mean, he was kind of a joke in that people would say, ‘That’s Kevin,’ but nobody really understood the depth of his predations, it was only years later that we began to understand that [filming] was closed down for a particular reason and that was because of inappropriate sexual behavior by Spacey.

  3. Kendra Barkoff:

    The Biden family is going through a difficult time right now, any speculation about the views of the vice president or his family about his political future is premature and inappropriate.

  4. Dennis Wiley:

    That seems to be part of our culture now, meet, have sex, hook up, sayonara. Totally inappropriate behavior. There is no excuse for this whatsoever.

  5. Michael Spavor:

    While Pastor Lim's and Mr Warmbier's situations are regrettable, it would be inappropriate for me to get involved or comment on these serious consular issues which need to be dealt with officially between governments.

Images & Illustrations of inappropriate

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