What does untimely mean?

Definitions for untimely
ʌnˈtaɪm liun·time·ly

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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

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. Sheronda Braker:

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

  2. Rafael Olmeda:

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Scott Segal:

    While Justice Scalia's untimely passing creates more uncertainty, the Clean Power Plan is still predicated on an extraordinarily shaky legal foundation.

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