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Synonyms of inappropriate in English:


  • inappropriate behaviour inappropriate clothes for the office
    unsuitable, unfitting, ill-suited, unseemly, unbecoming, unprofessional, unfit, unbefitting, indecorous, improper, lacking in propriety, ungentlemanly, unladylike;
    incongruous, out of place, out of keeping, wrong, amiss, inapposite, inapt;
    inexpedient, inadvisable, injudicious, ill-advised, ill-judged, ill-considered, infelicitous, unfortunate, regrettable, misguided, misplaced, ill-timed, untimely, inopportune, undue, untoward, tactless, tasteless, in poor/bad taste, undesirable
    informal out of order
    rare malapropos
    [Antonyms] appropriate, suitable
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