What is another word for inappropriate?
Synonyms for inappropriate
ˌɪn əˈproʊ pri ɪtin·ap·pro·pri·ate
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unfit, unsuitable, out of line
Not appropriate; not suitable for the situation, time, and/or place.
out of line, unsuitable, unfit
English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes
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.
alien, alien, conflicting, contradictory, contrary, contrasted, distant, foreign, hostile, impertinent, irrelevant, opposed, remote, strange, unconnected, unlike
akin, appropriate, apropos, essential, germane, pertinent, proper, relevant
Such a purpose was alien to (or from) my thought: to preferable.
Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes
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"
out or keeping(p), incompatible, unfitting
congruous, appropriate, pat, befitting, proper, grade-appropriate, right, congruent
inappropriate, incompatible, out or keeping(p), unfittingadjective
not in keeping with what is correct or proper
"completely inappropriate behavior"
congruent, congruous, grade-appropriate, proper, right, befitting, appropriate, pat
Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes
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
unfit, unsuited, unsuitable, unadapted, unbecoming, out of character, out of keeping, out of place, in bad taste
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes
unsuitable, unbecoming, inapplicable
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List of paraphrases for "inappropriate":
improper, inadequate, unsuitable, inopportune, undue, ill-timed, contraindicated, incorrect, wrong, unfit, unseemly, untimely, inconvenient, irrelevant, appropriate, ill-suited, unsuited, undesirable, unreasonable, disproportionate
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How to use inappropriate in a sentence?
To subject my wife into the middle of a raucous political conversation was completely inappropriate, and I hope you apologize for that, Donald, why don't you apologize to her right now.
Cerberus' approach is rude and inappropriate.
You usually don’t hear about a dress or fashion unless a person is wearing something inappropriate, so for her to use her prom dress for a good cause is amazing.
My view of the evidence is that Former FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith likely believed that what John Durham said about Dr. Page was true, john Durham was saving John Durham some work taking an inappropriate shortcut.
Nothing could be more inappropriate to American literature than its English source since the Americans are not British in sensibility.
Translations for inappropriate
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- inapropiatCatalan, Valencian
- unangebracht, unangemessenGerman
- asiaton, epäasiallinen, sopimatonFinnish
- alkalmatlan, helytelenHungarian
- upassende, uskikket, malplassert, uheldigNorwegian
- inoportun, nepotrivit, necorespunzător, inadecvat, impropriuRomanian
- opassande, olämpligSwedish
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