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synonyms for inapposite

  • additional
  • immaterial
  • incidental
  • nonessential
  • superfluous
  • supplementary
  • unconnected
  • unnecessary
  • unrelated
  • accidental
  • adventitious
  • beside the point
  • extra
  • foreign
  • impertinent
  • inadmissible
  • inapplicable
  • inappropriate
  • inessential
  • needless
  • off the subject
  • peripheral
  • pointless
  • redundant
  • unessential
See also synonyms for: inappositeness

antonyms for inapposite

MOST RELEVANT
  • essential
  • important
  • material
  • necessary
  • needed
  • relevant
  • appropriate
  • basic
  • integral
  • national
  • native
  • pertinent
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        How to use inapposite in a sentence

        They are not content to tell you that this or that inapposite event has taken place.
        AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
        It depends for its effect, not upon ornament, which perforce appears trivial and inapposite, but upon its mass.
        AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
        This speech of Aeneas, though not inapposite, is rather didactic—a fault which always remained a danger to Euripides.
        THE RHESUS OF EURIPEDESEURIPEDES
        He stood before his bookshelves trying to select a volume, rejecting one after another as inapposite.
        HUNTINGTOWERJOHN BUCHAN
        This lesson is, perhaps, not inapposite for a nation already proud in arms but new in history.
        CANADA IN FLANDERS, VOLUME II (OF 3)LORD MAX AITKEN BEAVERBROOK
        In addition, the functional act is inapposite, sometimes even harmful; it may be described as a parasite function.
        TICS AND THEIR TREATMENTHENRY MEIGNE
        As for Jenny Trewhella, madness would have to help the signature of such an inapposite conjunction.
        CARNIVALCOMPTON MACKENZIE
        They are names mostly associated with the early annals of Montreal, and seem rather inapposite here.
        TORONTO OF OLDHENRY SCADDING
        Why, I was almost tempted to join in the general merriment his inapposite reply elicited.
        THE OLD SOLDIERS STORYJAMES WHITCOMB RILEY
        And any two lines, no matter how inapposite, can174 be æsthetically related by other lines properly placed.
        MODERN PAINTING, ITS TENDENCY AND MEANINGWILLARD HUNTINGTON WRIGHT
        SYNONYM OF THE DAY
        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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