malapropos

It would be malapropos to wear full clown makeup to your cousin's formal wedding. In other words, it wouldn't be appropriate.

Use the adjective malapropos to describe something that is awkwardly unsuitable for the situation or setting at hand. Telling jokes at a funeral or bringing your pet piglet to tea at the Queen's castle would both be highly malapropos. The word comes from the French phrase mal à propos, literally "badly for the purpose." As it's French, you don't pronounce the final s.

Definitions of malapropos
  1. adverb
    at an inconvenient time
    “she answered malapropos
    synonyms: inopportunely
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    Antonyms:
    opportunely
    at an opportune time
  2. adjective
    of an inappropriate or incorrectly applied nature
    Synonyms:
    inappropriate
    not suitable for a particular occasion etc
    inapposite, out of place
    of an inappropriate or misapplied nature
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    Antonyms:
    apropos
    of an appropriate or pertinent nature
    appropriate
    suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc
    apposite, apt, pertinent
    being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
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