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Synonyms for inappropriate
ˌɪn əˈproʊ pri ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inappropriate(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    out or keeping(p), incompatible, unfitting

    Antonyms:
    congruous, appropriate, pat, befitting, proper, grade-appropriate, right, congruent

  2. inappropriate, incompatible, out or keeping(p), unfitting(adj)

    not in keeping with what is correct or proper

    "completely inappropriate behavior"

    Antonyms:
    congruent, congruous, grade-appropriate, proper, right, befitting, appropriate, pat

Wiktionary

  1. inappropriate(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    unfit, unsuitable, out of line

  2. inappropriate(adjective)

    Not appropriate; not suitable for the situation, time, and/or place.

    Synonyms:
    out of line, unsuitable, unfit

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inappropriate(a)

    Foreign refers to difference of birth, alien to difference of allegiance. In their figurative use, that is foreign which is remote, unlike, or unconnected; that is alien which is conflicting, hostile, or opposed. Impertinent and irrelevant matters can not claim consideration in a certain connection; inappropriate matters could not properly be considered. Compare ALIEN, n.; CONTRAST, v.

    Synonyms:
    alien, alien, conflicting, contradictory, contrary, contrasted, distant, foreign, hostile, impertinent, irrelevant, opposed, remote, strange, unconnected, unlike

    Antonyms:
    akin, appropriate, apropos, essential, germane, pertinent, proper, relevant

    Preposition:
    Such a purpose was alien to (or from) my thought: to preferable.

Editors Contribution

  1. out of line

    it is inappropriate to claim the identity of someone else.

    to claim the identity of someone else in the commission of a crime can cause damage to an innocent party.

    Submitted by acronimous on May 9, 2018  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inappropriate(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unfit, unsuited, unsuitable, unadapted, unbecoming, out of character, out of keeping, out of place, in bad taste

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inappropriate(a)

    Synonyms:
    unsuitable, unbecoming, inapplicable

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#1188foreign
#1639remote
#1673wrong
#3929strange
#5096unlike
#5966alien
#6114opposed
#6811contrary
#7081incorrect
#7392inappropriate
#9085distant
#10208inadequate
#12170hostile
#13150irrelevant
#13530improper
#15258conflicting
#16024unreasonable
#17090incompatible
#21797undesirable
#21803undue
#22335contradictory
#24702unsuitable
#28223disproportionate
#29642unfit
#32934inconvenient
#33316contrasted
#37206untimely
#52578unconnected
#60723contraindicated
#72742unseemly
#93747unsuited
#109233impertinent
#130926inopportune
#286379unfitting

How to use inappropriate in a sentence?

  1. Major League:

    Such inappropriate comments have no place in our game. We are aware of this serious issue, Billy Bean will meet with Mr. Newcomb this week, and we will identify an appropriate course of diversity training for him in the Atlanta community.

  2. Wasserman Schultz:

    His comments today were worse than opportunistic and inappropriate politicking in the wake of the terrible tragedy in Brussels -- they were a shameful display of hate that only serves to foment anger and make the world less secure.

  3. Brett Moore:

    Ban's approach to humanitarian work prompts the entire humanitarian community to think outside the box, to reject generic and inappropriate responses to vastly different contexts, and to approach the work with individuality and creativity.

  4. Jeremy Hunt:

    It was completely inappropriate for businesses to be making these kinds of threats for one very simple reason - we are in an absolutely critical moment in the Brexit discussions and what that means is that we need to get behind Theresa May to deliver the best possible Brexit, the more that we undermine Theresa May the more likely we to end up with a fudge which will be absolute disaster for everyone.

  5. Sheldon Whitehouse:

    He has over the past few weeks used his office to perform what I consider to be inappropriate PR services for the Trump White House.


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