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impropriety (noun) being improper or unsuitable.

An improper action or behavior is impropriety. A wrong action on the wrong occasion is an impropriety. To joke at a funeral ceremony is an act of impropriety, just as it is impropriety to be sad at a marriage. When a person in a responsible position behaves dishonestly or improperly, they are guilty of impropriety. Behavior unacceptable by moral, social or professional standards is impropriety.

  • It was gross impropriety on the part of Catherine to think of remarrying within fifteen days of her husbandís death, because it appeared as though she was waiting for her husbandís death to marry a second time.
  • The presidential candidate offering money to the voters to secure their votes was debarred from the contest as bribing voters is an act of electoral impropriety.
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