As a verb misappropriate
is to use something wrongly, or illegally.
As an adjective inappropriate is
not appropriate; not suitable for the situation, time, and/or place.
To use something wrongly, or illegally
Not appropriate; not suitable for the situation, time, and/or place.
- It is inappropriate to burp at a formal dinner.
- "While PDA or sexual irresponsibility may be considered unsuitable, it is not inappropriate for teenagers in a relationship and nearly of legal age to talk alone."
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