INAPPROPRIATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INAPPROPRIATE
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inappropriate
 a.  unsuitable; improper; not suitable for a particular occasion
Example Sentence:
1  Today's paper will censure the senator for behavior inappropriate to a member of Congress.
2  Ordinary dress would be inappropriate at so ceremonious an affair.
3  That men will only leer at her, make inappropriate comments, or call her a lesbian instead of seeing her as an equal in the field?
4  Many people commented on the contrast between the prim attire of the young lady and the inappropriate clothing worn by her escort.
5  Noise seems inappropriate at a time of sadness.
6  She complained of her boss's inappropriate behavior towards her.
7  It was felt inappropriate by some that such a serious occasion should include dancing.
8  The size of the machines makes them inappropriate for domestic use.
9  It is inappropriate simply to throw money at these problems.
Classic Sentence:
1  "Let's get out," whispered Jordan, after a somehow wasteful and inappropriate half hour.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
2  I had begun to be always decorating the chambers in some quite unnecessary and inappropriate way or other, and very expensive those wrestles with Barnard proved to be.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVII
3  Perhaps it would also still be possible, even if a little inappropriate, to have a few words with her.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter One Arrest - Conversation with Mrs. Grubach - The...
4  He had been on a railway, had been a land-steward, and had started factories, and he talked, quite without necessity, of all he had done, and used learned expressions quite inappropriately.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 3
5  He smiled quite inappropriately.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII
6  He uttered these names incessantly, appropriately and inappropriately, with the tenacity of right.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC