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not suitable or right or appropriate

not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention

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not appropriate for a purpose or occasion

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Natasha did not understand what he was saying any more than he did himself, but she felt that his incomprehensible words had an improper intention.
our last meeting, which makes it improper I should see you any more
That's a most improper proceeding in a hospital patient.
The very improper power would still be retained by each State, of naturalizing aliens in every other State.
or when the Testator was subjected to undue and improper influence?
It all began with my hearing a strange rumour from Thedora--namely, that an unworthy suitor had been to visit you, and had insulted you with an improper proposal.
While making progress, agencies' fiscal year 2005 reporting under IPIA does not yet reflect the full scope of improper payments across executive branch agencies.
At that hearing, we discussed our findings on federal agencies' implementation of the Improper Payments Information Act of 2002 (IPIA) based on our review of agencies' fiscal year 2004 Performance and Accountability Reports (PAR).
Improper payments are a longstanding, widespread, and significant problem in the federal government.