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How to use inappropriate in a sentence
As the outcry grew, the IOC said Mori’s comments “were absolutely inappropriate” but still declined to press for his resignation on Tuesday.Japan Olympics chief who said women talk too much will resign over remarks, reports say|Simon Denyer, Julia Mio Inuma|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
The inquiries, three sources familiar with the New York Post story say, were part of an investigation into Weaver’s inappropriate messages to male youths, and brought to the attention of Madrid.Lincoln Project’s avowed ignorance of Weaver texts undercut by leaked communications|Chris Johnson|February 9, 2021|Washington Blade
Some changes hinge on state legislative action and others face pushback from Montgomery’s police department and police union, which call them inappropriate for the suburb of 1 million.In Maryland’s largest suburb, an ambitious police overhaul faces roadblocks|Rebecca Tan, Dan Morse|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Several Anchorage attorneys said they had been aware for decades that Sniffen had an inappropriate relationship with a young woman early in his career.Sexual Misconduct Allegations Prompt Another Alaska Attorney General to Resign|by Kyle Hopkins/ Anchorage Daily News|January 31, 2021|ProPublica
Bartlett is also among those who’ve accused Brough of inappropriate behavior, ABC 7 reported.Sacramento Report: Fees Are the New Front in the Delivery Driver War|Sara Libby|January 22, 2021|Voice of San Diego
So much of what is considered “romantic” is actually inappropriate, pressuring, or unnerving.
To the uninitiated, this might smack of poor taste and inappropriate timing.In One Corner of Syria, Christmas Spirit Somehow Manages to Survive|Peter Schwartzstein|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The pastor told sheriff deputies that he spoke with the younger man “but said nothing inappropriate.”Exposed: The Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault|M.L. Nestel|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For example, the completely inappropriate Christmas present.
I did so, and he explained that he did not mean to be inappropriate and he was sorry if I was offended.
A word or two regarding the railway system of Scotland may not be inappropriate.
The French say that a thing is propos de bottes, when it is altogether inappropriate.
Thus he produced a scale like the standard octave, but with one note wanting; so that the term di okt was inappropriate.The Modes of Ancient Greek Music|David Binning Monro
Among the many shockingly realistic and inappropriate monuments we found a few simple and beautiful statues and low reliefs.Italian Days and Ways|Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
With which inappropriate benediction he almost pushed me out of the room.Dross|Henry Seton Merriman