inapposite


inapposite
I adjective alien, aside from the point, at variance, beside the mark, beside the point, clashing, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, disproportionate, dissonant, extraneous, far-fetched, foreign, ill-adapted, ill-timed, illogical, immaterial, impertinent, improper, inaccordant, inadmissible, inapplicable, inappropriate, inapt, incidental, incompatible, incongruent, incongruous, inconsequent, inconsequential, inconsistent, inept, inessential, infelicitous, inharmonious, inopportune, insignificant, irreconcilable, irrelative, irrelevant, isolated, jarring, lacking importance, lacking relevance, malapropos, negligible, non idoneus, of little importance, pointless, remote, trivial, unallied, unapt, unbecoming, unbefitting, unconformable, uncongenial, unconnected, unconsonant, undue, unessential, unfavorable, unfit, unfitting, ungermane, unharmonious, unimportant, unnoteworthy, unrelated, unseasonable, unsuitable, unsuited, untimely, untoward, wrong II index disproportionate, extraneous, gratuitous (unwarranted), impertinent (irrelevant), improper, inadmissible, inapplicable, inappropriate, inapt, incongruous, inept (inappropriate), irrelative, irrelevant, unbecoming, unessential, unfit, unsuitable, untimely

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  • Inapposite — In*ap po*site, a. Not apposite; not fit or suitable; not pertinent. {In*ap po*site*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inapposite — (adj.) 1620s (implied in inappositely), from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + APPOSITE (Cf. apposite) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inapposite — [in ap′ə zit] adj. not apposite; irrelevant inappositely adv. inappositeness n …   English World dictionary

  • inapposite — adjective /ɪnˈæpəzɪt/ inappropriate, not suitable for the situation This remark, so ludicrously inapposite to, or rather, incongruous with, the purpose, for which I was known to have visited Birmingham, ... produced an involuntary and general… …   Wiktionary

  • inapposite — adjective Date: 1661 not apposite ; not apt or pertinent • inappositely adverb • inappositeness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inapposite — inappositely, adv. inappositeness, n. /in ap euh zit/, adj. not apposite; not pertinent. [1655 65; IN 3 + APPOSITE] * * * …   Universalium

  • inapposite — Synonyms and related words: adrift, beside the mark, beside the point, beside the question, extraneous, extrinsic, foreign, ill adapted, ill assorted, ill chosen, ill fitted, ill matched, ill sorted, ill suited, ill timed, immaterial, impertinent …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inapposite — in·ap·po·site || ɪn æpÉ™zɪt adj. irrelevant, inappropriate, out of place, not pertinent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inapposite — [ɪn apəzɪt] adjective out of place; inappropriate. Derivatives inappositely adverb inappositeness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • inapposite — a. 1. Irrelevant, inapplicable, impertinent, non pertinent, out of place, not to the purpose or point. 2. Unfit, unsuitable, inappropriate, out of keeping, out of place …   New dictionary of synonyms


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