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synonyms for impropriety

  • indecency
  • barbarism
  • blunder
  • gaffe
  • gaucherie
  • goof
  • immodesty
  • impudence
  • incongruity
  • incorrectness
  • indecorum
  • inelegance
  • rudeness
  • slip
  • solecism
  • unseemliness
  • unsuitability
  • vulgarism
  • vulgarity
  • faux pas

antonyms for impropriety

MOST RELEVANT
  • correction
  • correctness
  • propriety
  • suitability
  • tastefulness
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How to use impropriety in a sentence

Prospect has defended its quality of care and denied any improprieties.
RICH INVESTORS STRIPPED MILLIONS FROM A HOSPITAL CHAIN AND WANT TO LEAVE IT BEHIND. A TINY STATE STANDS IN THEIR WAY.BY PETER ELKINDFEBRUARY 4, 2021PROPUBLICA
Aides to Feinstein and Loeffler previously acknowledged that the senators had been in contact with federal law enforcement and denied any impropriety.
JUSTICE DEPT. WILL NOT PURSUE CHARGES AGAINST SEN. RICHARD BURR OVER STOCK SALES AT OUTSET OF PANDEMICMATT ZAPOTOSKY, FELICIA SONMEZJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His disappearance is reminiscent of past instances in which Beijing has detained business executives without warning for what it sees as impropriety.
IS JACK MA MISSING? THE RUMORS ALONE REPRESENT A CHILLING NEW MESSAGE FROM BEIJINGCLAYCHANDLERJANUARY 5, 2021FORTUNE
More recently, increased scrutiny over its business practices has led government regulators to crack down on perceived improprieties and some users have shown a slight sway towards a more privacy-oriented search experience.
WHAT WOULD IT TAKE FOR NEW SEARCH ENGINES TO SUCCEED?GEORGE NGUYENDECEMBER 15, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
We’ve been over this to some extent before, evaluating the arguments about alleged improprieties, claims for which there’s no credible evidence.
TEXAS HAS MANAGED THE NEAR-IMPOSSIBLE: ITS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION LAWSUIT JUST GOT WORSEPHILIP BUMPDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I thought I had taken steps to guard against this very possibility, even an appearance of impropriety is not acceptable to me.
COTTON’S CLAIM THAT MAYORKAS WAS ‘GUILTY OF SELLING GREEN CARDS TO CHINESE NATIONALS’GLENN KESSLERDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Despite the charges of financial impropriety leveled against him, many will see the verdict as the stark silencing of a prominent critic, rather than the punishment of corruption.
CHINA’S JAILING OF AN OUTSPOKEN PROPERTY TYCOON IS A WARNING TO ITS ELITES: STAY QUIETJANE LISEPTEMBER 22, 2020QUARTZ
Ironically, though, the city’s effort to avoid the appearance of impropriety seems to have led to quite a bit of actual propriety.
VOSD PODCAST: MAILING IT INSARA LIBBYAUGUST 14, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
A gentleman of the bar remarked that he could see no impropriety in a man and his wife a-door-ing each other.
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The common experience is that a charge of sexual impropriety comes from information supplied by the female.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MORAL DELINQUENCY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSOSWALD CHETTLE MAZENGARB ET AL.
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPROPRIETY

  • barbarism
  • impropriety
  • indecorum
  • inelegance
  • infelicity
  • solecism
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.