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English adjective: inappropriate

1. inappropriate not suitable for a particular occasion etc

SamplesNoise seems inappropriate at a time of sadness.
Inappropriate shoes for a walk on the beach.
Put inappropriate pressure on them.

Similarimproper, unbefitting, wrong

See alsoimproper, malapropos



2. inappropriate not in keeping with what is correct or proper

SamplesCompletely inappropriate behavior.

Synonymsincompatible, out or keeping, unfitting


Antonymscongruent, congruous

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