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Meaning of APPROPRIATENESS

Pronunciation:  upr'owpreeutnus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of being specially suitable
  2. [n]  appropriate conduct; doing the right thing
 

APPROPRIATENESS is a 15 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: rightness
 
 Antonyms: inappropriateness, wrongness
 
 See Also: appositeness, aptness, correctitude, felicitousness, felicity, properness, propriety, suitability, suitableness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ap*pro"pri*ate*ness\, n.
The state or quality of being appropriate; peculiar fitness.
--Froude.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: account, advantage, aid, allotment, allowance, applicability, appositeness, appropriation, aptness, assistance, expediency, fitness, grant, grant-in-aid, help, meetness, order, propriety, relevance, rightness, service, serviceability, stipend, subsidy, subvention, suitability, suitableness, use, usefulness, utility
 

 

 

 

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