Definitions for untimelyʌnˈtaɪm li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•time•lyʌnˈtaɪm li(adj.; adv.)-li•er, -li•est

  1. (adj.)not timely; not occurring at a suitable time or season; ill-timed or inopportune.

  2. happening too soon or too early; premature.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. (adv.)prematurely.

  4. unseasonably.

Origin of untimely:

1150–1200

un•time′li•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ill-timed, unseasonable, untimely, wrong(adj)

    badly timed

    "an ill-timed intervention"; "you think my intrusion unseasonable"; "an untimely remark"; "it was the wrong moment for a joke"

  2. premature, untimely(adverb)

    uncommonly early or before the expected time

    "illness led to his premature death"; "alcohol brought him to an untimely end"

  3. prematurely, untimely(adverb)

    too soon; in a premature manner

    "I spoke prematurely"

Wiktionary

  1. untimely(Adjective)

    at an inopportune time

  2. untimely(Adjective)

    early; premature

Webster Dictionary

  1. Untimely(adj)

    not timely; done or happening at an unnatural, unusual, or improper time; unseasonable; premature; inopportune; as, untimely frosts; untimely remarks; an untimely death

  2. Untimely(adverb)

    out of the natural or usual time; inopportunely; prematurely; unseasonably

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