Appropriate and Wrong


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Appropriate adjective – Meeting the requirements of a purpose or situation.
Usage example: I don't think jeans and a T-shirt are appropriate attire for a wedding

Wrong is an antonym for appropriate.
Nearby Words: appropriation, appropriately, appropriateness, appropriated
Antonyms for Appropriate


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Wrong adjective – Not appropriate for a particular occasion or situation.
Usage example: has a knack for saying just the wrong thing

Appropriate is an antonym for wrong in topics: reverse, immoral, inappropriate, incorrect.
Nearby Words: wrongful, wrongly, wronging, wronged, wrongfully
Antonyms for Wrong
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Things that words describes

character appropriate character wrong character
choice appropriate choice wrong choice
word appropriate word wrong word
name appropriate name wrong name
Other nouns: type, place, parts, moment, time, way, words, color, button, gender, times, names, places.

Common collocations

binder appropriate binder wrong binder

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Wrong or Appropriate. 2016. Accessed October 23, 2020.

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