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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)

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

    Synonyms:
    unfit, unsuitable, out of line

  2. inappropriate(adjective)

    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

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#1188foreign
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#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

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