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ʌnˈtaɪm liun·time·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ill-timed, unseasonable, untimely, wrongadjective

    badly timed

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

  2. premature, untimelyadverb

    uncommonly early or before the expected time

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

  3. prematurely, untimelyadverb

    too soon; in a premature manner

    "I spoke prematurely"

Wiktionary

  1. untimelyadjective

    at an inopportune time

  2. untimelyadjective

    early; premature

Webster Dictionary

  1. Untimelyadjective

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

  2. Untimelyadverb

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Untimely

    un-tīm′li, adj. not timely: before the time, premature: unseasonable, ill-timed.—adv. (Shak.) before the time: prematurely, unseasonably.—n. Untime′liness.—adj. Untime′ous, untimely, unseasonable.—adv. Untime′ously.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of untimely in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of untimely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of untimely in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Mark Sekelsky:

    I wish I could take back those regrettable, bad decisions, i never intended to hurt anyone and now I have to live with it, knowing I was involved in someone’s untimely death.

  3. Rafael Olmeda:

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

  4. Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz:

    They don’t need to be remembered strictly for their untimely death, but they need to be remembered for the type of people that they are, and that’s good individuals, good deputy sheriffs.

  5. Sheronda Braker:

    I'm seeking justice for the untimely death of Derrick.

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