from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not pertinently; not suitably.
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He therefore not inappositely calls him, in this letter to Calvin,
There is no need for the writer of fiction to be an expert on any subject but his own; on the contrary, it is hurtful to him, since, human nature being weak, he is hard put to it to resist the temptation of inappositely using his special knowledge.
At this very moment, very inappositely for the Cat's hint, the Trout made his appearance; and the Fox looking significantly at her, said:
"Did you not come from France -- from Dijon, recently?" went on Leoline, rather inappositely, as it struck her hearer.
And yet I may, not very inappositely, make a previous remark.
HR 4173 - Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009, which includes the Financial Stability Improvement Act and contains the inappositely named Subtitle F -
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