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
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