Definition of Appropriateness

1. Noun. Appropriate conduct; doing the right thing.

Exact synonyms: Rightness
Generic synonyms: Correctitude, Properness, Propriety
Antonyms: Inappropriateness
Derivative terms: Right, Right



2. Noun. The quality of being specially suitable.

Definition of Appropriateness

1. n. The state or quality of being appropriate; peculiar fitness.

Definition of Appropriateness

1. Noun. the quality or condition of being appropriate ¹

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Definition of Appropriateness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Appropriateness

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appropriabilities
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appropriateness (current term)
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Literary usage of Appropriateness

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1. The American Magazine of Art by American Federation of Arts (1918)
"appropriateness to site and surroundings will hardly be disregarded. ... But what I may call appropriateness in meaning, in feeling, should also be ..."

2. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"It has become necessary to examine the relevance and appropriateness of ... "appropriateness" refers to the complex of other factors that make a given ..."

3. The Mother Tongue by Sarah Louise Arnold, George Lyman Kittredge, John Hays Gardiner (1902)
"appropriateness. The third great principle in choosing words is appropriateness. Even if our words are used correctly and express our meaning with precision ..."

4. A Minimum Course in Rhetoric by Henry Copp Edgar (1922)
"CHAPTER VII appropriateness OF WORDING A SEVENTH QUALITY OF GOOD ENGLISH 150. A seventh quality of good English is appropriateness of wording. ..."

5. Identifying Health Technologies That Work: Searching For Evidence by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"I appropriateness of Care Even when an intervention ... Researchers at RAND approached the question of appropriateness of care by focusing on specific ..."

6. The Genesis of Art-form: An Essay in Comparative Aesthetics Showing the by George Lansing Raymond (1893)
"... be Considered—Difficulty of Determining the Term Central- Point, and Objections to other Terms—appropriateness of this—Same Difficulties and Objections ..."

7. A Treatise on Extraordinary Relief in Equity and at Law: Covering: Part I by Thomas Carl Spelling (1893)
"appropriateness of the Remedy. 1805. Sovereign Source of Franchises. ... appropriateness of the Remedy. — Quo warranto has, from its remotest history as a ..."

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