- = indecency, vulgarity, immodesty, bad taste, incongruity, unsuitability, indecorum •
Inviting him up to your hotel room would smack of impropriety.
opposites: decency, delicacy, modesty, suitability, propriety, decorum
- = lapse, mistake, slip, blunder, gaffe, bloomer (British, informal), faux pas, solecism, gaucherie •
He resigned amid allegations of financial impropriety.
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