|1.||[ adjective ] not suitable for a particular occasion etc|
"noise seems inappropriate at a time of sadness" "inappropriate shoes for a walk on the beach" "put inappropriate pressure on them"
|Related terms:||appropriate unsuitable unbefitting improper malapropos appropriateness|
|2.||[ adjective ] not conforming with accepted standards of propriety or taste; undesirable|
"incorrect behavior" "she was seen in all the wrong places" "He thought it was wrong for her to go out to work"
|3.||[ adjective ] not in keeping with what is correct or proper|
|Synonyms:||unfitting out_or_keeping incompatible|
"completely inappropriate behavior"