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Usage examples for inappropriate

  1. The diction of the following sentences is incorrect or inappropriate for written discourse. – The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever Easley S. Jones
  2. Sometimes it applies a feeling that is too inappropriate, as when the position is too horribly novel for us to have had any experience that can guide the central government in knowing how to feel about it, and this results in a cessation of the effort involved in trying to feel. – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler
  3. It is true that children, with the best intentions, sometimes bring inappropriate busy- work to school. – Life's Minor Collisions by Frances Warner Gertrude Warner
  4. These facts must be taken into consideration, because a church to which crowds of votaries for centuries resorted would surely contain no glass inappropriate to the wealth and high standing of these pilgrims. – Stained Glass Tours in France by Charles Hitchcock Sherrill
  5. For hidden treasure he can dig, Pursue the Indians in the wood, Feed the prolific guinea- pig With inappropriate food; Do all the things that mattered so In happy days of long ago. – More Misrepresentative Men by Harry Graham
  6. When he brought the motor- car to a standstill, before a fashionable millinery shop, he felt none of the surprise that he had when he took Patty to what he considered inappropriate places. – Patty's Success by Carolyn Wells
  7. It is those things that make your garb inappropriate. – Patty's Suitors by Carolyn Wells
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