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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word inappropriate.

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
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    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. Rod Rosenstein:

    If anyone did infiltrate or surveil participants in a presidential campaign for inappropriate purposes, we need to know about it and take appropriate action.

  2. Tracy Grant:

    We have investigated the allegations made against Joel, and based on the facts that The Post has gathered to date, we have placed him on a 90-day disciplinary suspension for inappropriate workplace conduct.

  3. Major League:

    Such inappropriate comments have no place in our game. We are aware of this serious issue, Billy Bean will meet with Mr. Newcomb this week, and we will identify an appropriate course of diversity training for him in the Atlanta community.

  4. John Kasich:

    I wouldn’t label myself a critic of Donald Trump, when he does something that I like, I say it’s good. And when he does something that I don’t like, that I think is inappropriate, I say that it’s bad.

  5. Greg Hicks:

    It would be inappropriate to discuss internal deliberative planning documents.

Images & Illustrations of inappropriate

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