Malapropos and Right


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Malapropos adjective – Not appropriate for a particular occasion or situation.
Usage example: a newscaster's malapropos attempt at humor upon the death of a beloved figure

Right is an antonym for malapropos.
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Right adjective – Meeting the requirements of a purpose or situation.
Usage example: the right tool for the job

Malapropos is an antonym for right.
Nearby Words: righteous, rightful, righted, rightly, righting
Antonyms for Right
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Right and Malapropos. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 16, from
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Right or Malapropos. 2016. Accessed January 16, 2021.

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