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Definition 1: the quality of being specially suitable - [noun denoting attribute]

(appropriateness is a kind of ...) the quality of having the properties that are right for a specific purpose

"an important requirement is suitability for long trips"

(... is a kind of appropriateness ) pleasing and appropriate manner or style (especially manner or style of expression)

(... is a kind of appropriateness ) appropriateness for the occasion

"the phrase had considerable aptness"

(... is a kind of appropriateness ) the appropriate or desirable thing

"this car could be just the ticket for a small family"

(... are attributes of appropriateness) suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc

"a book not appropriate for children" "a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity" "it seems that an apology is appropriate"

(... are attributes of appropriateness) not suitable for a particular occasion etc

"noise seems inappropriate at a time of sadness" "inappropriate shoes for a walk on the beach" "put inappropriate pressure on them"

(... are attributes of appropriateness) of an appropriate or pertinent nature

(... are attributes of appropriateness) of an inappropriate or incorrectly applied nature

Definition 2: appropriate conduct; doing the right thing - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for appropriateness in the sense of this definition

(appropriateness is a kind of ...) correct or appropriate behavior

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