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inapposite

[in-ap-uh-zit] /ɪnˈæp ə zɪt/
adjective
1.
not apposite; not pertinent.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; in-3 + apposite
Related forms
inappositely, adverb
inappositeness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for inapposite

inapposite

/ɪnˈæpəzɪt/
adjective
1.
not appropriate or pertinent; unsuitable
Derived Forms
inappositely, adverb
inappositeness, noun
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Word Origin and History for inapposite
adj.

1620s (implied in inappositely), from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + apposite.

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