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Improper

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Adjective

1. improper

not suitable or right or appropriate

Example Sentences:
'slightly improper to dine alone with a married man'
'improper medication'
'improper attire for the golf course'

2. improper, unconventional, unlawful

not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention

Example Sentences:
'an unconventional marriage'
'improper banking practices'

3. improper, wrong

not appropriate for a purpose or occasion

Example Sentences:
'said all the wrong things'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Improper

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adjective
1. 
lacking propriety; not seemly or fitting
2. 
unsuitable for a certain use or occasion; inappropriate
an improper use for a tool
3. 
irregular or abnormal

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Improper

see synonyms of improper
adjective
1. 
not suitable for or consistent with the purpose or circumstances; poorly adapted; unfit
2. 
not in accordance with the truth, fact, or rule; wrong; incorrect
3. 
contrary to good taste or decency; indecorous
4. 
not normal or regular

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Improper

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adj.
1. Not suited to circumstances or needs; unsuitable: improper shoes for a hike; improper medical treatment.
2. Not in keeping with conventional mores; indecorous: improper behavior; an improper suggestion. See Synonyms at unseemly.
3. Not consistent with established truth, fact, or rule; incorrect: improper grammar; an improper conclusion.
4. Irregular or abnormal: complications due to improper functioning of the immune system.

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