out of keeping


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out of keeping (with something)

[of something said or some behavior] failing to fit in with something. This kind of thing is completely out of keeping with our standards of behavior. That is quite out of keeping with your statement of yesterday.
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out of ˈkeeping (with something)

not appropriate or expected in a particular situation; not in agreement with something: Her remarks were quite out of keeping with the formality of the occasion.
See also: keeping, of, out