Appropriately and Inappropriately


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Appropriately adverb – In a manner suitable for the occasion or purpose.
Usage example: make sure you greet your elders appropriately

Inappropriately is an antonym for appropriately in suitably topic.
Nearby Words: appropriate, appropriation, appropriateness, appropriating
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Inappropriately adverb – In a mistaken or inappropriate way.
Usage example: she inappropriately referred to my chaperone as my father, and not as my stepfather

Appropriately is an antonym for inappropriately.
Nearby Word: inappropriate
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Inappropriately or Appropriately. 2016. Accessed April 13, 2021.

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