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im·prop·er·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. improperlyadverb

    in an improper way

    "he checked whether the wound had healed improperly"

    Antonyms:
    decently, in good order, the right way, properly, decent, right

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1673wrong
#10329poorly
#16206incorrectly
#22598improperly
#26399wrongly
#30257mistakenly
#30416unfairly
#33119unduly
#35232unreasonably
#37095erroneously
#41078inappropriately
#50388inadequately
#51455unjustly
#53536wrongfully
#54432irregularly
#88388inaccurately

How to use improperly in a sentence?

  1. Inspector General:

    We concluded that the USCIS Field Office Director at the San Bernardino office improperly delayed … agents from conducting a lawful and routine law enforcement action, we have also concluded that the Field Office Director was not candid with OIG investigators during her interview.

  2. Shaka Johnson:

    My auditory senses heard people shouting, Hes mental, hes mental. and heres why, heres why: They were improperly trained and did not have the proper equipment by which to effectuate their job.

  3. Peter DeFazio:

    We're not certain yet what the best technology is, we've got to get a handle on those who are operating improperly and then we also have to facilitate the growth of the (commercial drone) industry itself, because the benefits are potentially phenomenal.

  4. Jeff Farber:

    Leafy greens, such as lettuce, can become contaminated in the field by soil, contaminated water, animals or improperly composted manure, lettuce can also be contaminated by bacteria during and after harvest from handling, storing and transporting the produce.

  5. Jeffrey Ray:

    This conduct was intentional, not accidental, it required a knowledge of the JPay system and multiple actions by every inmate who exploited the system's vulnerability to improperly credit their account.


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