out of keeping


out of keeping
Synonyms and related words:
ill-adapted, ill-assorted, ill-chosen, ill-fitted, ill-matched, ill-sorted, ill-suited, ill-timed, improper, inadmissible, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, inept, infelicitous, irrelevant, mal a propos, maladjusted, malapropos, misjoined, mismatched, mismated, misplaced, out of character, out of joint, out of line, out of order, out of place, out of proportion, out of season, out of step, out of time, out of tune, out of turn, unadapted, unapt, unbecoming, unbefitting, unfit, unfitted, unfitting, unqualified, unseasonable, unseemly, unsuitable, unsuited, untimely

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • out of keeping — index anomalous, disproportionate, inapplicable, inappropriate, inapt, incommensurate, incongruous, inept ( …   Law dictionary

  • out of keeping — {adj. phr.} Not going well together; not agreeing; not proper. * /Loud talk was out of keeping in the library./ * /It was out of keeping for the kind man to kick the dog./ Contrast: IN KEEPING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of keeping — {adj. phr.} Not going well together; not agreeing; not proper. * /Loud talk was out of keeping in the library./ * /It was out of keeping for the kind man to kick the dog./ Contrast: IN KEEPING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out\ of\ keeping — adj. phr. Not going well together; not agreeing; not proper. Loud talk was out of keeping in the library. It was out of keeping for the kind man to kick the dog. Contrast: in keeping …   Словарь американских идиом

  • out or keeping — adjective not in keeping with what is correct or proper completely inappropriate behavior • Syn: ↑inappropriate, ↑incompatible, ↑unfitting • Similar to: ↑incongruous • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • out of keeping with — not agreeing with or sharing important qualities with (something) Her comments revealed a nervousness that seemed out of keeping with her calm appearance. The modern décor was out of keeping with the church s architecture. • • • Main Entry: ↑kee …   Useful english dictionary

  • out of keeping with something — out of keeping with (something) in keeping with (something) in a way that is suitable or right for a particular situation, style, or tradition. The antique desk seems out of keeping with the modern furniture in the rest of the house …   New idioms dictionary

  • out of keeping with — (something) in keeping with (something) in a way that is suitable or right for a particular situation, style, or tradition. The antique desk seems out of keeping with the modern furniture in the rest of the house …   New idioms dictionary

  • out of keeping (with something) — out of ˈkeeping (with sth) idiom not appropriate or expected in a particular situation; not in agreement with sth • The painting is out of keeping with the rest of the room. Main entry: ↑keepingidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • out of keeping with something — in keeping/out of keeping/with something phrase in the same manner or style not in the same manner or style as something else a custom in keeping with tradition buildings that are out of keeping with their surroundings Thesaurus: similar and… …   Useful english dictionary