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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 ?
I am really delighted -- honestly delighted, if I may use such an apparently inappropriate word -- to see you again, and to see you getting well.
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.
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.
No outlet was observed in any portion of its vast extent, and no torch, or other artificial source of light was discernible; yet a flood of intense rays rolled throughout, and bathed the whole in a ghastly and inappropriate splendour.
There is a type of manly valour; but valour in a woman, or unscrupulous cleverness, is inappropriate.
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.
The Chinese and most of the eastern races have a warm but inappropriate fancy.
Sir Walter's private secretary seemed more and more threatened with inappropriate slumber, and, having been the last to climb up the ladder, seemed now to lack the energy even to climb down again.
For we human beings are used to inappropriate things; we are accustomed to the clatter of the incongruous; it is a tune to which we can go to sleep.
I always make the wrong gestures-- inappropriate gestures--and therefore I degrade the Thought, and raise a laugh instead of doing my subject justice.
It was glaringly inappropriate in a damaged, half-overturned, and sinking airship, which had been disabled and blown out of action after inflicting the cruellest bombardment in the world's history; but it was immensely stirring nevertheless.
not be inappropriate for me to suggest that it seems to me that one of the most vital questions that touch our American life is how to bring the strong, wealthy, and learned into helpful touch with the poorest, most ignorant, and humblest, and at the same time make one appreciate the vitalizing, strengthening influence of the other.