inapposite

[ in-ap-uh-zit ]
/ ɪnˈæp ə zɪt /

adjective

not apposite; not pertinent.

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Origin of inapposite

First recorded in 1655–65; in-3 + apposite

OTHER WORDS FROM inapposite

in·ap·po·site·ly, adverbin·ap·po·site·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for inapposite

inapposite
/ (ɪnˈæpəzɪt) /

adjective

not appropriate or pertinent; unsuitable

Derived forms of inapposite

inappositely, adverbinappositeness, noun
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