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Definition of impropriety:

  1. That which is improper; an unsuitable or improper act, or an inaccurate use of language.
  2. The quality of being improper; unfitness or unsuitableness to character, time place, or circumstances; as, impropriety of behavior or manners.


solecism, nerve, unseemliness, cheek, closeness, unbecomingness, liberty, inappositeness, autonomy, incorrectness, presumption, usual, rudeness, conversancy, improperness, indelicacy, indiscretion, infelicity, vulgarity, indelicateness, sass, inaptness, wrongness, indecency, blunder, shore leave, indecorum, intimacy, gaff, casualness, mliness, agree, error, untowardness, acquaintance, conversance, effrontery, faux pas, gaffe, familiarity, unsuitableness, discourtesy.

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