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Noun: impropriety  ,im-pru'prI-i-tee
  1. An improper demeanour
    - improperness
     
  2. The condition of being improper
     
  3. An indecent or improper act
    - indecency
     
  4. An act of undue intimacy
    - familiarity, indecorum, liberty

Derived forms: improprieties

Type of: behavior [US], behaviour [Brit, Cdn], condition, conduct, demeanor [US], demeanour [Brit, Cdn], deportment, misbehavior [US], misbehaviour [Brit, Cdn], misdeed, misdoing, status

Antonym: propriety

Encyclopedia: Impropriety