Definitions for untimelyʌnˈtaɪm li

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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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rafael Olmeda:

    Over the years, untimely celebrity deaths gave rise to my growing amazement that Abe Vigoda was outliving so many people.

  2. Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil:

    What a time experiences as evil, is usually an untimely echo of what was formerly experienced as good--the atavism of a more ancient ideal.

  3. The Sao Paulo-based Lula Institute:

    It is a completely irregular, untimely and unjustified procedure, we will take all the necessary legal measures to correct this arbitrary act.

  4. President Jacob Zuma:

    We are deeply shocked and saddened by this untimely death of an outstanding cadre of our liberation struggle and a competent, accomplished and dependable member of my cabinet.

  5. Martin Nolan:

    It's the last dress that Marilyn Monroe wore in her last movie, her last career-worn dress, the image of Marilyn wearing that dress was used by all of the national newspapers when they announced (her) tragic and untimely passing.


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