What is the opposite of inappropriate?

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Opposite of not suitable or proper in the circumstances
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“The axing has inspired countless articles on appropriate dismissal methods.”
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Opposite of showing a lack of good taste, decency, or refinement
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Opposite of unwarranted or inappropriate due to being excessive or disproportionate
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Opposite of obscene or offensive in nature
“Brian always managed to still be funny while sticking to telling wholesome jokes.”
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Opposite of carried out without the benefit of wise counsel or careful deliberation, or carried out with unwise counsel
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Opposite of causing inconvenience to someone
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Opposite of wrong or unjust
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Opposite of so ludicrous as to be amusing
“Your speech was thoughtful and well delivered. It struck a chord with many of our audience members.”
Adjective
Opposite of not up to the required standard or quality
“Although its taste is barely acceptable, these meager rations were all the station dared supply.”
Adjective
Opposite of not belonging to or characteristic of
“Despite Ola's eccentricities, it was characteristic of a man who combined brilliant intellect with a strong capacity for rationalization.”
Adjective
Opposite of in bad taste
“The way she thanked her family and peers as she accepted the award was very classy.”
Adjective
Opposite of discordant
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(of a thing) Opposite of not of the necessary quality or standard to meet a particular purpose
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Opposite of having a flippant demeanor that is not appreciated under the circumstances
“Please refrain from making any cute comments while we attempt to have a serious discussion about this matter.”
Adjective
(of language) Opposite of offensive or vulgar
“He was a pleasant man who would always speak using polite language.”
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Opposite of un-PC
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Opposite of not consistent or in harmony with
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Opposite of neither here nor there
Adjective
Opposite of contrary to what is usual, traditional, or accepted
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