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in·ap·pro·pri·ate

 (ĭn′ə-prō′prē-ĭt)
adj.
Unsuitable or improper.

in′ap·pro′pri·ate·ly adv.
in′ap·pro′pri·ate·ness n.

inappropriate

(ˌɪnəˈprəʊprɪɪt)
adj
not fitting or appropriate; unsuitable or untimely
ˌinapˈpropriately adv
ˌinapˈpropriateness n

in•ap•pro•pri•ate

(ˌɪn əˈproʊ pri ɪt)

adj.
not appropriate; not proper or suitable: an inappropriate dress for the occasion.
[1795–1805]
in`ap•pro′pri•ate•ly, adv.
in`ap•pro′pri•ate•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inappropriate - 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"
malapropos - of an inappropriate or incorrectly applied nature
improper - not suitable or right or appropriate; "slightly improper to dine alone with a married man"; "improper medication"; "improper attire for the golf course"
appropriate - suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc; "a book not appropriate for children"; "a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity"; "it seems that an apology is appropriate"
2.inappropriate - not in keeping with what is correct or properinappropriate - not in keeping with what is correct or proper; "completely inappropriate behavior"
incongruous - lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness; "a plan incongruous with reason"; "incongruous behavior"; "a joke that was incongruous with polite conversation"

inappropriate

adjective
1. unsuitable, unacceptable, unfit, unfitting, incompatible, ineligible, unsuited, ill-fitted, ill-suited Some clients had been sold inappropriate polices.
unsuitable timely, becoming, seemly, fitting, appropriate, suitable, proper, congruous

inappropriate

adjective
2. Not suited to a given purpose:
3. Characterized by inappropriateness and gracelessness, especially in expression:
Translations
غَيْر مُلائِم، غَيْر مُناسِب
nehodící se
upassende
neprikladan
alkalmatlanhelytelenmegfelelõ: az alkalomnak nem megfelelõnem odaillő
óviîeigandi
nederamas
nepiedienīgsnepiemērots
nehodiaci sa

inappropriate

[ˌɪnəˈprəʊprɪɪt] ADJ [action, punishment, treatment] → inadecuado, poco apropiado; [word, phrase] → inoportuno; [behaviour] → impropio

inappropriate

[ˌɪnəˈprəʊpriət] adj
(= unsuitable) [thing, product] → qui n'est pas adapté(e)
to be inappropriate to sb's needs → ne pas être adapté(e) aux besoins de qn
(= morally) inappropriate for children → qui n'est pas pour les enfants
[behaviour, remark] → déplacé(e) (= language) → inapproprié(e); [word, expression] → impropre
to be inappropriate to do sth
It would be inappropriate to comment → Il serait malvenu de faire des commentaires.
to be inappropriate for sb to do sth
It would be inappropriate for me to interfere → Ce serait malvenu de ma part de m'en mêler.

inappropriate

adjunpassend, unangebracht; action alsounangemessen; timeunpassend, ungelegen, ungünstig; this translation is rather inappropriatedas ist keine angemessene Übersetzung; you have come at a most inappropriate timeSie kommen sehr ungelegen

inappropriate

[ˌɪnəˈprəʊprɪɪt] adj (action, punishment, treatment) → inadeguato/a, non appropriato/a; (word, phrase, expression) → non appropriato/a; (behaviour) → sconveniente

inappropriate

(inəˈproupriət) adjective
(sometimes with to or for) not appropriate or suitable. inappropriate clothes (for a wedding); His speech was inappropriate to the occasion.
ˌinapˈpropriateness noun

inappropriate

adj inadecuado, inapropiado, indebido
References in classic literature ?
There is a type of manly valour; but valour in a woman, or unscrupulous cleverness, is inappropriate.
As Professor Muirhead continues to lend the distinction of his name to the Library of Philosophy it seemed not inappropriate to allow him to recall us to these aims in his own words.
She felt that at that moment she could not put into words the sense of shame, of rapture, and of horror at this stepping into a new life, and she did not want to speak of it, to vulgarize this feeling by inappropriate words.
He returned such glances as fell upon him with fierce insolence; he was indeed somewhat of a strange figure in his ill-fitting and inappropriate clothes amongst a gathering of smart people.
Three turnkeys who entered responsive to a bell she rang, echoed the sentiment, and one added, "For the love of Liberty;" which sounded in that place like an inappropriate conclusion.
The Chinese and most of the eastern races have a warm but inappropriate fancy.
Before Anna Pavlovna and the others had time to smile their appreciation of the vicomte's epigram, Pierre again broke into the conversation, and though Anna Pavlovna felt sure he would say something inappropriate, she was unable to stop him.
These were the reflections which now troubled Crayford, and which presented him, after his rescue, in the strangely inappropriate character of a depressed and anxious man.
If he had picked out the most inappropriate word in the whole dictionary to describe the lady whom I had met on the beach, "Eccentricity" would have been that word.
I had begun to be always decorating the chambers in some quite unnecessary and inappropriate way or other, and very expensive those wrestles with Barnard proved to be.
But I did not know then, that fifteen years later I should still in my imagination see Liza, always with the pitiful, distorted, inappropriate smile which was on her face at that minute.
He felt that it would be inappropriate and a confession of inferiority on his part - which would never do if he was to win to her.