not suitable or right for a particular purpose or in a particular situation [≠ appropriate]
wholly/totally/completely etc inappropriate
His comments were wholly inappropriate on such a solemn occasion.
it is inappropriate (for somebody) to do something
It would be inappropriate for me to comment until we know more of the facts.
inappropriate for
an inappropriate gift for a child
inappropriate to
marketing techniques that are totally inappropriate to education
inappropriately adverb:
inappropriately dressed
inappropriateness also inappropriacy noun [uncountable]

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