noun see improper

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  • improperness — index ill repute, irregularity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • improperness — See improperly. * * * …   Universalium

  • improperness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being improper: impropriety, inappropriateness, unbecomingness, unfitness, unseemliness, unsuitability, unsuitableness. See AGREE, USUAL …   English dictionary for students

  • improperness — n. inappropriateness; impoliteness; unsuitableness; lack of correctness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • improperness — im·properness …   English syllables

  • improperness — noun an improper demeanor • Syn: ↑impropriety • Ant: ↑properness, ↑propriety (for: ↑impropriety) • Derivationally related forms: ↑improper …   Useful english dictionary

  • improper — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French impropre, from Latin improprius, from in + proprius proper Date: 15th century not proper: as a. not in accord with fact, truth, or right procedure ; incorrect < improper inference > b. not… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • improper — improperly, adv. improperness, n. /im prop euhr/, adj. 1. not proper; not strictly belonging, applicable, correct, etc.; erroneous: He drew improper conclusions from the scant evidence. 2. not in accordance with propriety of behavior, manners,… …   Universalium

  • irregularity — ir·reg·u·lar·i·ty /ir ˌre gyə lar ə tē/ n pl ties: something that is irregular an irregularity in the proceeding Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. irregularity …   Law dictionary

  • ill-repute — I noun bad name, bad repute, baseness, contemptibility, contemptibleness, degradation, disapproval, disesteem, disfavor, disgrace, dishonor, dislike, disreputability, disreputation, disrespectability, improperness, impropriety, infamy, notoriety …   Law dictionary

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