intempestive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin intempestīvus, from in- + tempestīvus (seasonable).

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Adjective[edit]

intempestive (comparative more intempestive, superlative most intempestive)

  1. (now rare) Untimely, happening at an inappropriate moment.
    • 1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069:, New York, 2001, p.106:
      Luxus funerum [display at funerals], shall be taken away, that intempestive expense moderated, and many others.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

intempestive (plural intempestives)

  1. inopportune, untimely

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

intempestive

  1. feminine plural of intempestivo

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

intempestīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of intempestīvus

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌintempesˈtive/

Adjective[edit]

intempestive

  1. feminine plural of intempestiv