seasonable

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season +‎ -able

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seasonable (comparative more seasonable, superlative most seasonable)

  1. Opportune; occurring at an appropriate or suitable time.
    Thomas Salusbury (1662): Nor is it seasonable to have to do with Hercules, whil'st he is enraged, and amongst the Furies.
  2. Appropriate to the current season of the year.
    The temperature outside was quite seaonable, neither warmer nor colder than I had expected.
  3. (obsolete) Ephemeral; lasting for just one season.
  4. (obsolete) In season (said of game when it is legal to be hunted and killed).
  5. (obsolete) Well-seasoned; matured (e.g. timber).

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