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improper

  • 1 abūsiō

        abūsiō ōnis, f    [abutor]; in rhetoric, the improper use of a word, C.
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    use of wrong synonym; catachresis, loose/improper use of a word/term/metaphor

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  • 2 de-errō

        de-errō āvī, āre,    to wander away, go astray, lose the way: in itinere: caper deerraverat, V.: sors deerrabat ad parum idoneos, fell upon improper persons, Ta.

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  • 3 depsō

        depsō —, —, ere,     to knead.
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    depsere, depsui, depstus V TRANS
    knead; work up into a paste; soften/dress (leather) by rubbing/squeezing; dishonor; have improper sex; (rude)

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  • 4 in-iūstus

        in-iūstus adj.    with comp. and sup, unreasonable, unsuitable, oppressive, excessive, improper, severe, burdensome: iusta iniusta omnia obsequi, humor you in everything, T.: onus: fascis, V.: supplicia, S.: faenus, L.—Unjust, wrongful: noli tam esse iniustus: noverca, V.: arma, L.: iniusto carpere dente, envious, O.: quid autem hoc iniustius quam, etc.: rogatio iniustissima: iniustaque regna tenebat, usurped, O.—As subst n.: Iura inventa metu iniusti, injustice, H.

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  • 5 malus

        malus adj.    [MAL-]; it adopts as comp. and sup. pēior, us, gen. ōris, and pessimus PED]; bad, not good: philosophi: leges: mores, S.: consuetudo, improper, H.: opinio de vobis, unfavorable: pugna, unsuccessful, S.: pudor, false, H.: crus, deformed, H.: Laurens (aper), unsavory, H.: via peior, H.: pessima munerum Ferre, H.— Morally bad, wicked, criminal, depraved, mischievous, malicious: mater, Quod nil praeter pretium dulcest, T.: auctor: fures, H.: repudiatus malis suasoribus: libido, L.: malā vitīs incidere falce, V. — Plur m. as subst: regibus boni quam mali suspectiores sunt, S.— Bad, unfortunate, injurious, destructive, pernicious: Peiore rex loco non potis est esse, T.: pestis: mala copia sollicitat stomachum, overloading, H.: virus, V.: cicuta, H.: Iuppiter, i. e. unwholesome, H.: avis, ill-boding, H.—In imprecations: Abin hinc in malam rem? to the mischief, T.: in malam crucem, T.: malarum quas amor curas habet oblivisci (i. e. curarum, quas, etc.), H.—As subst n.: peius victoribus quam victis accidisse, greater evil, Cs.; see also 1 malum. — Neut. sing. As adv.: malum responsare, unacceptably, H.
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    I
    mala -um, pejor -or -us, - ADJ
    bad, evil, wicked; ugly; unlucky
    II III
    mast; beam; tall pole, upright pole; standard, prop, staff

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  • 6 numerus

        numerus ī, m    [NEM-], a number: ad numerum quattuor milium, about, Cs.: septem sonos: qui numerus rerum omnium fere nodus est: duo ii numeri: exercitus numero hominum amplior, S.: numerumque referri Iussit, that they be counted, V.: numerus argenteorum facilior usui est, counting, Ta.: mille numero navium classis: ad duo milia numero cecidisse, Cs.: obsides ad numerum miserunt, the full number, Cs.: quantum Aut numerum lupus (curat), the count of the flock, V.— A considerable number, quantity, body, collection, class: conveniet numerus quantum debui, sum, T.: effuse euntes numerum ampliorem efficiebant, S.: si naves suum numerum haberent, complement: magnus numerus frumenti, quantity: est numerus civium Romanorum, many: sed illos Defendit numerus, Iu.: sparsi per provinciam numeri, troops, Ta.— A mere number, cipher, nobody: Nos numerus sumus, H.: ignavorum, rabble, Ta.— Plur, dice: eburni, O.: trīs iactet numeros, O.— Plur, the mathematics, astronomy: a sacerdotibus numeros accipere.—Fig., number, rank, place, position, estimation, relation, class, category: me adscribe talem in numerum: Phraaten numero beatorum Eximit virtus, H.: reductos in hostium numero habuit, Cs.: Tubero fuit nullo in oratorum numero, reckoned among: esse in numero nullo, of no repute: qui aliquo sunt numero, of some repute, Cs.: homo nullo numero: quo sunt in numero Curiosolites, etc., Cs.: qui in eo numero fuisset: ut civium numero simus, L.— A part, member, category: omnes numeros virtutis continere: mundus expletus omnibus suis numeris: deesse numeris suis, to be deficient, O.— Order: Quaecumque descripsit carmina, Digerit in numerum, V.— An office, duty, part: ad numeros exige quidque suos, O.: verae numerosque modosque ediscere vitae, H.— Musical measure, time, rhythm, harmony, numbers: in musicis numeri et voces et modi, etc.: Isocrates verbis solutis numeros primus adiunxit: numeros memini, si verba tenerem, air, V.: nil extra numerum fecisse, out of measure, i. e. improper, H.—In verse, a measure, number: cum sint numeri plures: numeris nectere verba, O.: numerisque fertur Lege solutis, H.— A verse: Arma gravi numero Edere, i. e. heroic metre, O.: impares, i. e. elegiac verses, O.
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    number/sum/total/rank; (superior) numerical strength/plurality; catagory; tally; rhythm/cadence; frquency; meter/metrical foot/line; melody; exercise movements

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  • 7 prāvus

        prāvus adj.    with comp. and sup, crooked, distorted, misshapen, deformed: si quae in membris prava sunt: talus, H.—Fig., perverse, irregular, improper, wrong, vicious, bad: nihil pravum, perversum: dociles imitandis Turpibus et pravis, Iu. — Plur n. as subst: qui recta prava faciunt, rascality, T.: quo pravius nihil esse possit: pravissima consuetudinis regula: belua (i. e. stulta), H.
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    prava, pravum ADJ
    crooked; misshapen, deformed; perverse, vicious, corrupt; faulty; bad

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  • 8 prōstituō

        prōstituō uī, ūtus, ere    [pro+statuo], to set forth in public, expose to dishonor, prostitute, offer for sale: faciem lucro suam, O.: se, Ct.: Ingrato vocem foro, O.
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    prostituere, prostitui, prostitutus V TRANS
    prostitute; put to improper sexual/unworthy use; dishonor, expose to shame

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  • 9 sinister

        sinister tra, trum, adj., with comp.    [a double comp. of uncertain origin], left, on the left, on the left hand, at the left side: in sinistro cornu, on the left wing, Cs.: angulus castrorum, Cs.: ripa, H.: tibia, Ph.: manus, N.—As subst f. (sc. manus): sinistrā inpeditā, Cs.: natae ad furta sinistrae, O.: a sinistrā, on the left: miles dextrā ac sinistrā muro tectus, Cs.— Plur m. as subst. (sc. ordines): sinistris additae vires (opp. dextra pars), L.: sinisterior rota, O.—In augury (because the Roman augurs faced south, with the propitious East on the left), favorable, auspicious, fortunate, lucky: ita nobis sinistra videntur, Graiis et barbaris dextra, meliora: cornix, V.: tonitrūs, O.—(As in Greek augury, where the face was northward), unlucky, unfavorable, inauspicious: Di, precor, a nobis omen removete sinistrum, O.: avibus sinistris, O.: sinistrum fulmen nuntiare.—Fig., wrong, perverse, improper: mores, V.: natura, Cu.— Unlucky, injurious, adverse, unfavorable, bad: Notus pecori sinister, V.: interpretatio, Ta.—As subst n.: (matrona) studiosa sinistri, of evil, O.
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    I
    sinistera -um, sinisterior -or -us, sinistimus -a -um ADJ
    left, improper,adverse; inauspicious
    II
    sinistra -um, sinistrior -or -us, sinistimus -a -um ADJ
    left, improper,adverse; inauspicious

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  • 10 abusive

    loosely, catachresisly, by loose/improper use of language/term/metaphor

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  • 11 aeschrologia

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  • 12 anaphora

    rising/ascension of star measured in degrees; rising/mounting up (of the stars); repetition of word beginning successive clauses; improper preceding reference

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  • 13 cacemphaton

    illsounding, low or improper expression

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  • 14 catachresis

    improper use of a word; (pure Latin abusio)

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  • 15 conruptus

    conrupta -um, conruptior -or -us, conruptissimus -a -um ADJ
    rotten/decayed; infected (wounds), corrupt; degenerate/decadent; depraved/venal; incorrect/improper/disorderly; impure/adulterated/changed for worse; seditious

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  • 16 corruptus

    corrupta -um, corruptior -or -us, corruptissimus -a -um ADJ
    rotten/decayed; infected (wounds), corrupt; degenerate/decadent; depraved/venal; incorrect/improper/disorderly; impure/adulterated/changed for worse; seditious

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  • 17 dehonestus

    dehonesta, dehonestum ADJ
    vulgar, low-class; unbecoming, improper (L+S)

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  • 18 obreptio

    creeping/sneaking up unseen; surprise; fradulent/improper means of obtaining

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  • 19 opreptio

    creeping/sneaking up unseen; surprise; fradulent/improper means of obtaining

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  • 20 perdepso

    perdepsere, perdepsui, perdepstus V TRANS
    dishonor; have improper sex; (rude)

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  • improper — im·prop·er adj: not proper: as a: not in accord with correct procedure an improper venue b: wrongful; specif: in violation of a constitution the denial of trial by jury was held improper im·prop·er·ly adv …   Law dictionary

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  • improper — UK US /ɪmˈprɒpər/ adjective LAW ► dishonest, and not allowed by a rule or by law: »The cropland may have been polluted because of improper use of pesticides and fertilizers. » improper accounting/payments/trading »improper… …   Financial and business terms

  • improper — [im präp′ər] adj. [OFr impropre < L improprius: see IN 2 & PROPER] 1. not suitable for or consistent with the purpose or circumstances; poorly adapted; unfit 2. not in accordance with the truth, fact, or rule; wrong; incorrect 3. contrary to… …   English World dictionary

  • Improper — Im*prop er, v. t. To appropriate; to limit. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He would in like manner improper and inclose the sunbeams to comfort the rich and not the poor. Jewel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • improper — [adj1] not suitable abnormal, at odds, awkward, bad form, discordant, discrepant, erroneous, false, ill advised, ill timed, imprudent, inaccurate, inadmissible, inadvisable, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, incongruous, incorrect,… …   New thesaurus

  • improper — (adj.) mid 15c., not true, from Fr. impropre (14c.), from L. improprius, from assimilated form of in not, opposite of (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + proprius (see PROPER (Cf. proper)). Meaning not suited, unfit is from 1560s; that of not in accordance… …   Etymology dictionary

  • improper — 1 inappropriate, unfitting, unsuitable, *unfit, inapt, unhappy, infelicitous Analogous words: wrong, *bad, poor: *amiss, astray: incongruous, inconsonant Antonyms: proper Contrasted words: right, *good: * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • improper — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not conforming with accepted standards of behaviour. 2) unseemly or indecent. DERIVATIVES improperly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • Improper — ;In mathematics *Improper rotation *Improper integral *Improper fraction *Improper prior *Improper distribution *Improper point *Improper limits;Other *Improper English *Improper motion *Improper nounee also* Proper …   Wikipedia

  • improper — improperly, adv. improperness, n. /im prop euhr/, adj. 1. not proper; not strictly belonging, applicable, correct, etc.; erroneous: He drew improper conclusions from the scant evidence. 2. not in accordance with propriety of behavior, manners,… …   Universalium

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