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impropriety
(n)
im-prǝ-PRYE-ǝ-tee
Meaning

1. improperness; inappropriateness

1st Sample Sentence

1. I have never noticed even the slightest impropriety in his conduct towards me.

2nd Meaning

2. an improper act; a socially inappropriate act

2nd Sample Sentence

2. It was once considered an impropriety for a woman to propose marriage to a man, but now this happens all the time.

Root

in (not)#proprius (one's own) (Latin)

Antonyms

propriety

Mnemonics

impropriety= im-proper i.e. unsuitable

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