Definition of Inappositeness

1. Noun. Inappropriateness. "Greater inaptness of expression would be hard to imagine"

Exact synonyms: Inaptness
Generic synonyms: Inappropriateness, Unworthiness
Antonyms: Appositeness, Aptness
Derivative terms: Inapposite, Inapt



Definition of Inappositeness

1. Noun. The state or quality of not being apposite. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inappositeness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inappositeness

inapparent infection
inapparently
inappealable
inappeasable
inappellability
inappellable
inappetence
inappetences
inapplicability
inapplicable
inapplicableness
inapplicably
inapplication
inapposite
inappositely
inappositeness (current term)
inappreciable
inappreciably
inappreciation
inappreciative
inapprehensibility
inapprehensible
inapprehension
inapprehensive
inapproachable
inappropriable
inappropriate
inappropriate ADH syndrome
inappropriate affect
inappropriate hormone

Literary usage of Inappositeness

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1. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"Of their inappositeness, the consequence is, that, in conjunction with the ideas which they are employed and intended to present to riew, ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1922)
"We need not stop to review them, however, first, because their inappositeness is necessarily demonstrated when it Is observed that if the contention as to ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1904)
"... question whether the husband was in any way at fault, and, therefore, there was not identity, and resulting res judicata. 'Пи- inappositeness of these ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1893)
"... to Miss Lockhart's simple, inexperienced, country soul ; and Sir John was immensely amused at what he considered the inappositeness of her expression. ..."

5. The Bookman (1907)
"... and you know not which is worse, the triviality of the discourse or its inappositeness. They preface one of their most impassioned exhortations with the ..."

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