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Adjective: inappropriate  ,i-nu'prow-pree-ut
  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 behaviour";
    - incompatible, out of keeping, unfitting

See also: appropriateness, improper, incongruous, malapropos, out of line, out of order [Brit], unbefitting, wrong

Antonym: appropriate

Encyclopedia: Inappropriate