Definition of inapposite in English:

inapposite

Syllabification: in·ap·po·site
Pronunciation: /inˈapəzit
 
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adjective

Out of place; inappropriate: the Shakespearean allusions are inapposite
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  • He insisted that the data supplied by the claimants rested ‘on surmise and inapposite extrapolations from animal studies and industrial accidents’.
  • Since the proposals were to be made in secret, and not in full glare of the Arab world, the UN floor would seem a highly inapposite point of discussion.
  • It made me wonder what criticism was, or reviewing: perhaps the saying of inapposite things in uninteresting ways.

Derivatives

inappositely

adverb
More example sentences
  • Whether this rumour was true or not, Ceausescu certainly left his mark on the city of Bucharest with the construction of the inappositely named People's Palace.

inappositeness

noun
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  • There is also a certain inappositeness in the timing of this revival.

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