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, improper, inadmissible, inapplicable, inappropriate, inapt, incidental, inconsequent, inept, infelicitous, irrelative, irrelevant, mal a propos, maladjusted, malapropos, misjoined, mismatched, mismated, misplaced, nihil ad rem, nonessential, not at issue, off the subject, out of character, out of joint, out of keeping, out of line, out of place, out of proportion, out of season, out of time, out of tune, out-of-the-way, parenthetical, unadapted, unapt, unbecoming, unbefitting, unessential, unfit, unfitted, unfitting, unqualified, unseasonable, unseemly, unsuitable

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.


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  • 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 — 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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