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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Appropriateness for the occasion.

Usage examples (30)
  • Grief grinned to himself at the appositeness of it as Lead,
  • Through some accidental appositeness to some contemporaneous situation, these may become generally current.
  • But unaware of the appositeness of her remark Miss Craven continued thoughtfully, still staring into the fire:
  • Scripture, recited with an accuracy and appositeness that few theologians could exceed, the Doctor replied, -- for more
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