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Not suitable or proper in the circumstances,
  1. Not suitable or proper in the circumstances
    • - there are penalties for inappropriate behavior
    • - it would be inappropriate for me to comment

  1. 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"
  2. not in keeping with what is correct or proper; "completely inappropriate behavior"
  3. (inappropriateness) the quality of being not particularly suitable or befitting; "he retracted nothing that he had said about the inappropriateness of either a corporeal God or a God who is a person"; "his praise released from her loud protestations of her unworthiness"
  4. Morality (from the Latin '' "manner, character, proper behavior") is a sense of behavioral conduct that differentiates intentions, decisions, and actions between those that are good (or right) and bad (or wrong). ...
  5. Not appropriate; not suitable for the situation, time, and/or place
  6. Although not seen in recent years, this sketch would usually have a straight man saying or doing something, only to have something inappropriate be said by another character, followed by Brian Stack dressed as a heavy metal singer playing a guitar riff and screaming "INAPPROPRIATE!". ...
  7. No words are more typical of our moral culture than “inappropriate” and “unacceptable.” They seem bland, gentle even, yet they carry the full force of official power. When you hear them, you feel that you are being tied up with little pieces of soft string. ...
  8. There are a number of ways in which the Course tells us we may act or think inappropriately. Each of these circumstances is given below (in bold type) followed by its appropriate quotation.