not suitable or right or appropriate
"slightly improper to dine alone with a married man"; "improper medication"; "improper attire for the golf course"
decent, prudish, correct, victorian, puritanical, becoming, appropriate, prissy, proper, comely, strait-laced, fitting, prim, straitlaced, decorous, comme il faut, straight-laced, regular, halal, square-toed, right, seemly, priggish, kosher, straightlaced, tight-laced
improper, unconventional, unlawful(adj)
not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention
"an unconventional marriage"; "improper banking practices"
priggish, correct, straitlaced, proper, right, tight-laced, regular, square-toed, straightlaced, victorian, straight-laced, puritanical, comme il faut, becoming, prudish, prissy, comely, seemly, appropriate, prim, kosher, decorous, fitting, decent, halal, strait-laced
not appropriate for a purpose or occasion
"said all the wrong things"
regular, proper, priggish, appropriate, strait-laced, comely, victorian, halal, seemly, tight-laced, prissy, becoming, fitting, right, decent, comme il faut, square-toed, straightlaced, kosher, straitlaced, decorous, prudish, prim, straight-laced, puritanical, correct
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How to use improper in a sentence?
My goal will be to provide as much transparency as I can consistent with the law, i can assure you that, where judgments are to be made by me, I will make those judgments based solely on the law and will let no personal, political or other improper interests influence my decision.
The report confirms that the June 9, 2016, meeting was just what Donald Trump Jr. said it was, and nothing more, and that there was nothing improper about potentially listening to information.
God, to me, it seems, is a verb, not a noun, proper or improper.
On the one hand, an institution is seeking a diverse student body and diverse community. On the other hand, there is a real concern about improper balancing.
I could not in good conscience ignore the scientific recommendations to limit access to those drugs under the direct care of a doctor, and instead allow political ambition and timelines to override scientific judgment. And that was just one of the many improper things I pushed back on with senior leadership within HHS.
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- impropiCatalan, Valencian
- väärä, sopimaton, säädytönFinnish
- impropre, inadapté, inapproprié, grossier, inconvenantFrench
- foutief, inconsistent, ongeschikt, ongepast, verkeerd omschreven, onjuist, misplaatstDutch
- upassende, uegnet, uriktig, urettmessig, uanstendig, feilaktigNorwegian
- incorreto, impróprioPortuguese
- непра́вильный, ло́жный, неприли́чный, непристо́йный, неподходя́щий, оши́бочный, неуме́стныйRussian
- uygunsuz, yanlış, yakışıksızTurkish
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