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Synonyms for impropriety
ˌɪm prəˈpraɪ ɪ tiim·pro·pri·ety

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impropriety, impropernessnoun

    an improper demeanor

    Synonyms:
    liberty, indecorum, improperness, familiarity, indecency

    Antonyms:
    properness, correctitude, propriety

  2. improprietynoun

    the condition of being improper

    Synonyms:
    liberty, indecorum, improperness, familiarity, indecency

    Antonyms:
    propriety, properness, correctitude

  3. indecency, improprietynoun

    an indecent or improper act

    Synonyms:
    liberty, indecorum, improperness, familiarity, indecency

    Antonyms:
    propriety, correctitude, properness

  4. familiarity, impropriety, indecorum, libertynoun

    an act of undue intimacy

    Synonyms:
    intimacy, indecency, autonomy, casualness, conversancy, closeness, indecorousness, liberty, familiarity, indecorum, acquaintance, shore leave, conversance, improperness

    Antonyms:
    correctitude, properness, propriety

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. improprietynoun

    Synonyms:
    unsuitableness, unfitness

  2. improprietynoun

    Synonyms:
    unseemliness, indecency, indecorum

  3. improprietynoun

    Synonyms:
    inaccuracy, incorrectness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. improprietynoun

    Synonyms:
    unsuitableness, unfitness, indecorum, barbarism, solecism

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "impropriety":

    irregularity, misconduct, defect

How to pronounce impropriety?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4169liberty
#10327defect
#13990autonomy
#15297misconduct
#18908familiarity
#20144intimacy
#22164acquaintance
#39155closeness
#51563irregularity
#56679indecency
#66317impropriety
#238685casualness

How to use impropriety in a sentence?

  1. Mark Arey:

    I wish we did have that much money to give to Greek charities, we don't. There's no impropriety.

  2. John Kennedy:

    This behavior has hurt and is hurting the President, which hurts the country, when you are in a position of authority as he is, enormous power of being the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, you can not have appearances of impropriety and the hits just keep on coming.

  3. Michael Guttentag:

    At the very least, it creates the potential impression of impropriety.

  4. Buckingham Palace:

    However, for the avoidance of doubt, any suggestion of impropriety with underage minors is categorically untrue.

  5. Stephen Colbert:

    The way I was going to approach talking to him about this subject, which I knew he didn’t want to talk about, was people in the movie talk about rumors of sexual impropriety by one of the characters. At like minute 42, one of the characters says ‘can you separate the artist from the rumors about him?’ How would you answer that question? That was going to be my tack.

Images & Illustrations of impropriety

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