Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To make unseasoned; to deprive of seasoning.
  • v. To strike unseasonably; to affect disagreeably or unfavorably.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To make unseasoned; to deprive of seasoning.
  • transitive v. To strike unseasonably; to affect disagreeably or unfavorably.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To deprive of seasoning.
  • To strike or affect unseasonably or disagreeably.

Etymologies

un- +‎ season (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I keep one skillet for tomato stuff and anything else that might unseason it, and one for non-stick purposes.

    apple pancakes | smitten kitchen

  • The male sims flubs and spears outside the windbreak to finish off imals they had wounded. lSt wolf tasted much better than Quick had thought it L ew days later, the weather turned clear and unseason hrarm.

    A different flesh

  • “I hoped,” Boyle wrote, “I might at least do no unseason - able piece of service to the corpuscular philosophies by illustrating some of their notions with sensible ex - periments” (Works, ed. Birch, I, 356).

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • 655 That may your tuneful ear unseason quite? unseason > {Strike or affect disagreeably} 656 You only fit this argument to write,

    The Faerie Queene — Volume 01

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