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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

    liberty, indecorum, improperness, familiarity, indecency

    properness, correctitude, propriety

  2. improprietynoun

    the condition of being improper

    liberty, indecorum, improperness, familiarity, indecency

    propriety, properness, correctitude

  3. indecency, improprietynoun

    an indecent or improper act

    liberty, indecorum, improperness, familiarity, indecency

    propriety, correctitude, properness

  4. familiarity, impropriety, indecorum, libertynoun

    an act of undue intimacy

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

    correctitude, properness, propriety

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. improprietynoun

    unsuitableness, unfitness

  2. improprietynoun

    unseemliness, indecency, indecorum

  3. improprietynoun

    inaccuracy, incorrectness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. improprietynoun

    unsuitableness, unfitness, indecorum, barbarism, solecism

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "impropriety":

    irregularity, misconduct, defect

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How to use impropriety in a sentence?

  1. Didier Drogba:

    Despite their claims, there is no fraud, no corruption, no mismanagement, no lies, no impropriety.

  2. Michael Guttentag:

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

  3. Rod Rosenstein:

    I am not aware of any impropriety. Special Counsel is subject to oversight by the Department of Justice and I’m not aware of any violations of those rules, appearance is, to some extent, in the eye of the beholder. We apply the department’s rules and regulations, and career ethics attorneys provide us counsel on that.

  4. Paula Donovan:

    At the very least, this irregular contract extension has the appearance of impropriety.

  5. Roger Stone:

    Read MoreStone knows nothing about Russian Collusion, WikiLeaks collaboration or any other impropriety related to the 2016 election which I thought was the subject of this probe.


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