Definitions for inappropriate
ˌɪn əˈproʊ pri ɪtin·ap·pro·pri·ate
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word inappropriate.
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), unfittingadjective
not in keeping with what is correct or proper
"completely inappropriate behavior"
Not appropriate; not suitable for the situation, time, and/or place.
Inappropriate refers to something that is not suitable or proper in the circumstances. It denotes behavior, language, action, or expression that is out of place, offensive, or violates certain social norms, standards, or rules of a given context.
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.
British National Corpus
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
He was verbally inappropriate with Kenneth Morgan Stancil III at school. Very much verbally inappropriate, kenneth Morgan Stancil III would tell Kenneth Morgan Stancil III to stop and Kenneth Morgan Stancil III kept on.
For example, if the President said to Comey, 'Listen, I'm not telling you what to do, do what you think is right, but I really hope you can let this go on Flynn because I think he's a great guy,' there's a lot of people who think that would be an inappropriate statement. There's a difference between inappropriate and criminal.
It’s inappropriate for Trump to own the business while he’s president. It was n’t inappropriate in September, but it is now.
I mean, I do understand that without any kind of parameters, some children would show up( in) inappropriate clothing, and by inappropriate, I mean boobs hanging out.
I think it would be totally inappropriate for me to even contemplate what I am thinking about.
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- غير مناسبArabic
- inapropiatCatalan, Valencian
- unangebracht, unangemessenGerman
- sopimaton, asiaton, epäasiallinenFinnish
- alkalmatlan, helytelenHungarian
- upassende, uskikket, malplassert, uheldigNorwegian
- inadecvat, impropriu, necorespunzător, nepotrivit, inoportunRomanian
- opassande, olämpligSwedish
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