American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Unsuitable or improper.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not appropriate or pertinent; not proper; unsuitable: as, inappropriate remarks.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Not instrument (
to); not appropriate; unbecoming; unsuitable; not specially fitted; -- followed by toor for.
- adj. not in keeping with what is correct or proper
- adj. not suitable for a particular occasion etc
- in- + appropriate (Wiktionary)
“Of course, the term "inappropriate" is subjective.”
“Pelosi's letter didn't specify what laws or rules Weiner may have violated, but she said the seven-term Democrat has "disclosed conduct which he described as inappropriate.”
“Canada says it is expelling five diplomats from the Libyan embassy in Ottawa for what it calls "inappropriate" actions that are "inconsistent with normal diplomatic functions.”
“Ms. O'Connell responded in court papers that her refusal to communicate with Mr. Kuby was based on "his overly familiar comments to me, in a matter involving the murder of an eight-year-old child," which she called "inappropriate at best.”
“The United Nations mission in Ivory Coast is condemning what it calls "inappropriate" force, especially the use of heavy weapons.”
“Even as she apologized, White continued to reveal details of what she refers to as her "inappropriate" relationship with Cain, alleging that sex was involved.”
“A common way to do this is through the use of a misleading comparison, or what I call the inappropriate denominator trick.”
“In 1975, admitted to an institution for inveterate alcoholics, John Cheever alarmed and scandalised the staff by what they called inappropriate laughter:”
“She said she wants to -- quote -- "sincerely apologize" for what she calls her inappropriate outburst, which included a string of salty language directed at the lineswoman and finger-pointing as well.”
“In it she apologized for what she called her inappropriate outburst.”
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