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Webster 1913 Edition


Inappropriate

Inˊap-pro′pri-ate

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Adj.
Not instrument (to); not appropriate; unbecoming; unsuitable; not specially fitted; – followed by to or for.
Inˊap-pro′pri-ate-ly
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adv.
Inˊap-pro′pri-ate-ness
,
Noun.

Webster 1828 Edition


Inappropriate

INAPPRO'PRIATE

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Adj.
[in and appropriate.]
Not appropriate; unsuited; not proper.
1.
Not appropriate; not belonging to.

Definition 2022


inappropriate

inappropriate

English

Adjective

inappropriate (comparative more inappropriate, superlative most inappropriate)

  1. Not appropriate; not suitable for the situation, time, and/or place.
    It is inappropriate to burp at a formal dinner.
    "While PDA or sexual irresponsibility may be considered unsuitable, it is not inappropriate for teenagers in a relationship and nearly of legal age to talk alone."

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Italian

Adjective

inappropriate

  1. feminine plural of inappropriato