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synonyms for left-field

  • disproportionate
  • improper
  • incorrect
  • irrelevant
  • tasteless
  • unseemly
  • unsuitable
  • wrong
  • bad form
  • foot-in-mouth
  • garbage
  • ill-fitted
  • ill-suited
  • ill-timed
  • inapplicable
  • inapropos
  • incongruous
  • inconsonant
  • indecorous
  • inept
  • malapropos
  • off
  • out of line
  • out of place
  • unbecoming
  • unbefitting
  • undue
  • unfit
  • unfitting
  • unmeet
  • unseasonable
  • untimely
  • way off
  • wrong-number
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antonyms for left-field

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  • appropriate
  • correct
  • decent
  • fitting
  • good
  • moral
  • proper
  • right
  • suitable
  • OK
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How to use left-field in a sentence

Perhaps because nobody really knows how to market a film during a pandemic, Barb and Star emerged somewhat out of left field.
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By then, Harrison was in left field, continuing his ongoing trip around the diamond.
JOSH HARRISON IS THE RIGHT BLEND OF VERSATILITY AND OFFENSE FOR NATIONALSJESSE DOUGHERTYMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There were times in the past when progress appeared to be lagging, only for it to roar back with some breakthrough that seemed to come entirely out of left field.
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When something can come in from left field, it’s very difficult to build a theory of what it might be.
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Industrial conglomerate Honeywell also burst out of left field earlier this year with what it claims is the world’s most powerful quantum computer.
IBM PLANS TO HAVE A 1,000-QUBIT QUANTUM COMPUTER BY 2023EDD GENTSEPTEMBER 25, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He distinguished himself in several campaigns, especially in the Peninsular war, and was raised to the rank of field marshal.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.
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The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
She had just left the wharf at Cincinnati for Louisville, with 225 passengers on board, of whom but 124 were saved.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
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