Inappropriate vs Inconsiderate - What's the difference?

inappropriate | inconsiderate |


As adjectives the difference between inappropriate and inconsiderate

is that inappropriate is not appropriate; not suitable for the situation, time, and/or place while inconsiderate is not considerate of others, thoughtless.

inappropriate

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • 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."

    Synonyms

    * out of line * unfit * unsuitable

    Derived terms

    * inappropriately * inappropriateness

    inconsiderate

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not considerate of others, thoughtless.
  • Failing to replace the roll after using last of the toilet paper is very inconsiderate .
  • (obsolete) inconsiderable
  • Antonyms

    * considerate

    Derived terms

    * inconsiderately * inconsiderateness * inconsideration

    See also

    * tactless * thoughtless

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