Inappropriate meaning

ĭn'ə-prō'prē-ĭt
The definition of inappropriate is someone or something that is not within the bounds of what is considered appropriate or socially acceptable.

Wearing a cheerful and revealing outfit to a somber funeral is an example of wearing something inappropriate.

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Unsuitable or improper.
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Not appropriate; not suitable, fitting, or proper.
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Not appropriate; not suitable for the situation, time, and/or place.

It is inappropriate to burp at a formal dinner.

"While PDA or sexual irresponsibility may be considered unsuitable, it is not inappropriate for teenagers in a relationship and nearly of legal age to talk alone."

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Origin of inappropriate