Befitting and Inappropriate


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Befitting adjective – Following the established traditions of refined society and good taste.
Usage example: many voters feel that the womanizing governor has not acted in a befitting manner for someone who serves as the state's chief executive

Inappropriate is an antonym for befitting in appropriate topic.
Nearby Word: befitted
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Inappropriate adjective – Not appropriate for a particular occasion or situation.
Usage example: a bathing suit is inappropriate dress for strolling the streets of this seaside village

Befitting is an antonym for inappropriate.
Nearby Word: inappropriately
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Inappropriate and Befitting. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 18, from
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Inappropriate or Befitting. 2016. Accessed June 18, 2021.

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