from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not pertinent; unsuitable.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. inappropriate, not suitable for the situation
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not apposite; not fit or suitable; not pertinent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not apposite; not fit or suitable; not pertinent: as, an inapposite argument.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of an inappropriate or misapplied nature
The latter is dubbed, with a propensity for the pinpoint inapposite that racing shares primarily with Prince Philip, the Filly Factor.
Kurt Weill constructed "Bilbao Song" for his 1929 musical comedy "Happy End" out of two distinct, inapposite melodies: a fast, choppy foxtrot and a slow, romantic quasi-bolero.
The post in fact barely more than a largely inapposite display of reflexive hostility (but not anti-semitism! happy?) that fails to engage barely at all with what LW says except to excerpt a few questionable quotes out of context.
You can stop polluting the thread with inapposite analogies now.
Any analogies to correcting something like Google Maps is inapposite.
John Paul II's thoughts are inapposite to mine but maybe I was not clear enough in my first post.
I kept reading after the first 60 pages just to see what hilariously inapposite imagery he could come up with next.
Jack: As far as I can tell, the reference to Hamdi is inapposite.
As far as I can tell, the reference to Hamdi is inapposite.
This turns out to be an inapposite example, notwithstanding its amusement value.