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Synonyms for inappropriate
ˌɪn əˈproʊ pri ɪtin·ap·pro·pri·ate

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  1. inappropriateadjective

    Synonyms:
    unfit, unsuitable, out of line

  2. inappropriateadjective

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

    Synonyms:
    out of line, unsuitable, unfit

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. inappropriateadjective

    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.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. inappropriateadjective

    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), unfittingadjective

    not in keeping with what is correct or proper

    "completely inappropriate behavior"

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

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  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. inappropriateadjective

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

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  1. inappropriateadjective

    Synonyms:
    unsuitable, unbecoming, inapplicable

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Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#1152appropriate
#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. Gabriel Byrne:

    It was only years later that we began to understand that [filming] was closed down for a particular reason and that was because of inappropriate sexual behavior by Spacey.

  2. Tennessee Titans:

    Real quick, I want to say I am sorry for the way I handled the press conference, I know not everybody that was there is here. But I was rude and inappropriate, and I just want to say I apologize for it.

  3. John Weaver:

    To the men I made uncomfortable through my messages that I viewed as consensual mutual conversations at the time: I am truly sorry, they were inappropriate and it was because of my failings that this discomfort was brought on you.

  4. John King:

    In a statement from Cuomo’s office, four staffers who were on that flight dispute Boylan’s story and the governor’s press secretary says her claims of inappropriate behavior are ‘quite simply false.’ Boylan is running for Manhattan borough president. She first accused the governor of sexual harassment on Twitter back in December.

  5. President Biden:

    I am not talking about anything other than, it is inappropriate…the failure to recognize and condemn violence when it is used for political purposes. Failure to condemn the manipulation [of] election outcomes, failure to acknowledge when elections were won or lost.


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