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Definition: Improper diphthong
, a. [F. impropre, L. improprius; pref. im-
not + proprius proper. See Proper
1. Not proper; not suitable; not fitted to the circumstances,
design, or end; unfit; not becoming; incongruous;
inappropriate; indecent; as, an improper medicine;
improper thought, behavior, language, dress.
Follow'd his enemy king, and did him service,
Improper for a slave. --Shak.
And to their proper operation still,
Ascribe all Good; to their improper, Ill. --Pope.
2. Not peculiar or appropriate to individuals; general;
Not to be adorned with any art but such improper
ones as nature is said to bestow, as singing and
poetry. --J. Fletcher.
3. Not according to facts; inaccurate; erroneous.
. See under Diphthong
, an original feud, not earned by military
service. --Mozley & W.
. See under Fraction