Inappropriately and Properly


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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

Properly is an antonym for inappropriately.
Nearby Word: inappropriate
Antonyms for Inappropriately


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Properly adverb – In a manner suitable for the occasion or purpose.
Usage example: the scouts were properly dressed for a week of camping

Inappropriately is an antonym for properly in correctly topic.
Nearby Words: proper, property
Antonyms for Properly
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Properly and Inappropriately. (2016). Retrieved 2021, April 14, from
Inappropriately & Properly. N.p., 2016. Web. 14 Apr. 2021. <>.
Properly or Inappropriately. 2016. Accessed April 14, 2021.

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