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out of character

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  • adj. Inconsistent with one's personality, disposition, or usual expected behaviour.
  • adj. Not in character; not successfully performing within the mindset of a given character in a theatrical performance. See also break character, drop character.
  • adj. Not acting; not "on"; behaving within one's natural personality rather than that of a character, or taking actions entirely outside the fictional context.
  • adv. In a manner inconsistent with one's usual and expected personality or behavior.
  • adv. Away from the mindset, personality, or behavior assumed for a role that an actor is rehearsing or performing, or that a player is playing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. unbecoming; improper.

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