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1. inappropriate

adjective. ['ˌɪnəˈproʊpriːɪt'] not suitable for a particular occasion etc.

Synonyms

  • unbefitting
  • appropriateness
  • improper
  • wrong

Antonyms

  • apropos
  • proper
  • inappropriateness
  • opportunely

Etymology

  • appropriate (English)
  • appropriaten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Inappropriate

  • balliet
  • intermediate
  • intermediate

How do you pronounce inappropriate?

Pronounce inappropriate as ˌɪnəˈproʊpriɪt.

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How do you spell inappropriate? Is it innappropriate ?

A common misspelling of inappropriate is innappropriate

Example sentences of the word inappropriate


1. Adjective
Sleepwalkers might try to exit the house or even urinate in an inappropriate place.

2.
Verb, base form
These inaccuracies may lead to misdiagnosis and
inappropriate** patient management, which sometimes pose a grave danger.

Quotes containing the word inappropriate


1. One thing I would say is real cops have real gallows senses of humor and make incredibly funny and inappropriate jokes in the presence of dead people all the time.
- Daniel J. Goor

2. Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won't adhere to any rules. The most any of us can do is to sign on as its accomplice. Instead of vowing to honor and obey, maybe we should swear to aid and abet. That would mean that security is out of the question. The words "make"and "stay"become inappropriate. My love for you has no strings attached. I love you for free.
- Tom Robbins, Still Life with Woodpecker

3. How inappropriate to call this planet "Earth,"when it is clearly "Ocean.
- Arthur C. Clarke

2. inappropriate

adjective. ['ˌɪnəˈproʊpriːɪt'] not in keeping with what is correct or proper.

Synonyms

  • incompatible
  • incongruous
  • unfitting

Antonyms

  • malapropos
  • infelicity
  • unsuitableness
  • inaptness

Etymology

  • appropriate (English)
  • appropriaten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)
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