Definition of impropriety in English:
noun (plural improprieties)
A failure to observe standards or show due honesty or modesty; improper language, behavior, or character: she was scandalized at the impropriety of the question there are no demonstrable legal improprieties
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- With legal impropriety, the judge bullied the jury into a finding of guilty.
- So, I read that he has been mired in accusations and allegations of corruption, sexual impropriety, and drug use.
- Wouldn't the government have acted had it been another kind of corruption like financial impropriety or something?
indiscretion, mistake, peccadillo, solecism
Words that rhyme with improprietyanxiety, contrariety, dubiety, impiety, inebriety, notoriety, piety, satiety, sobriety, ubiety, variety
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