improper definition

  • adjective:
    • Not suitable for circumstances or requirements; improper: improper footwear for a hike; poor medical treatment.
    • perhaps not consistent with main-stream mores; indecorous: incorrect behavior.
    • Not consistent with well-known truth, reality, or rule; incorrect.
    • unusual or abnormal.
    • unsuitable to needs or conditions; inappropriate; inapt
    • perhaps not commensurate with conventional mores or good ways; indecent or immodest
    • perhaps not based on details; inaccurate or incorrect
    • Not in keeping with founded facts; incorrect
    • perhaps not correctly known as; See, for example, poor fraction
    • perhaps not correct; perhaps not suitable; not suited to the situations, design, or end; unfit; perhaps not becoming; incongruous; inappropriate; indecent
    • perhaps not strange or proper to individuals; general; common.
    • perhaps not according to facts; incorrect; erroneous.
    • maybe not ideal or right or appropriate
    • perhaps not befitting a purpose or occasion
    • not conforming to legality, ethical law, or personal convention
  • verb:
    • To ideal; to restrict.
    • To act improperly
  • verb-transitive:
    • To correct; to limit.
  • others:
    • perhaps not appropriate or distinct to any individual; general; typical.
    • Not of a proper sort or quality; maybe not adjusted to or suited to the point and/or conditions; unfit; unbecoming; indecorous: since, an improper medication; an improper visit; poor conduct or language.
    • perhaps not correct in kind or strategy; perhaps not in accordance with nature, truth, rule, or usage; irregular; irregular; erroneous: as, inappropriate development; improper fractions; poor pronunciation; an improper usage of words.
    • To impropriate.

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