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"
inappropriate, incompatible, out or keeping(p), unfitting(adj)
not in keeping with what is correct or proper
"completely inappropriate behavior"
Not appropriate; not suitable for the situation, time, and/or place.
not instrument (to); not appropriate; unbecoming; unsuitable; not specially fitted; -- followed by to or for
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-ap-prō′pri-āt, adj. not suitable.—adv. Inapprō′priately.—n. Inapprō′priateness.
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Rank popularity for the word 'inappropriate' in Adjectives Frequency: #879
The numerical value of inappropriate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of inappropriate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
I think it's wholly inappropriate and disappointing to me as an American.
I don't think there are any traps that will be set, the question is whether he generates them on his own. And gets out of his own way. And there's no way to predict that. As carefully orchestrated and choreographed as these trips may be, there's always the possibility of a stumble or an inappropriate remark.
I think it's inappropriate because it's not something that should be displayed for a lot of people to be offended by, i would be offended by that myself.
( Trump's) reaction to Charlottesville was clearly inadequate, unacceptable, inappropriate, and for many people throughout America, led them to conclude that the President of the United States chose to pull the sheets off and reveal himself, in terms of his tendency to be a racial arsonist, fanning the flames of hatred.
No one has provided any evidence that the officers were inappropriate in what they did.
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- inapropiatCatalan, Valencian
- unangemessen, unangebrachtGerman
- sopimaton, epäasiallinen, asiatonFinnish
- helytelen, alkalmatlanHungarian
- uskikket, upassende, uheldig, malplassertNorwegian
- inadecvat, necorespunzător, inoportun, nepotrivit, impropriuRomanian
- opassande, olämpligSwedish
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