from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not suitable to or appropriate for the season.
- adj. Not characteristic of the time of year: unseasonable weather.
- adj. Poorly timed; inopportune.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not in accordance with the season.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not seasonable; being, done, or occurring out of the proper season; ill-timed; untimely; too early or too late
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not seasonable: as, an unseasonable hour. Not suited to the time or occasion; acting at an unsuitable time; unfit; untimely; ill-timed: as, unseasonable advisers or advice.
- Not agreeable to the time of the year; out of season: as, an unseasonable frost. Not in season; taken, caught, or killed out of season, and therefore unfit for food: as, unseasonable salmon.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not in keeping with (and usually undesirable for) the season
- adj. badly timed
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It was one of those days in June, in which our summer-hopes take umbrage at what we call unseasonable weather, though no season was ever known to pass without them.
This hour seemed to him and to Mrs. Peterkin unseasonable, at a time of year when the sun was not up, and he would have been obliged to go to the expense of candles.
Rene Heroux, a meteorologist with Environment Canada, called the unseasonable weather a heat wave.
Eagle-cam shows a chick in that downeast nest -- the wildlife biologists had thought the eggs had died due to our "unseasonable" weather. briloon.org.
Moreover, no person is "to drink or tipple at unseasonable times in houses of entertainment," -- the "unseasonable" time being declared to be after nine in the evening.
Dean McCarron, principal of Mercury Research, is anticipating an "unseasonable" PC growth from 0 to 5 percent for Q4.
After two weeks of unseasonable cool weather, forecasters predict a 104-degree scorcher Sunday.
The world is a big place, so despite unseasonable blizzards in the media/political center of the US Northeast on average the planet is still getting warmer:
My only quibble would be with the use of “unseasonable” to describe snowstorms in January and February.
The French launched a brief artillery bombardment, but then found that the uneven field where the fighting was taking lace had become so muddy from heavy unseasonable downpours that maneuvering their heavy weapons was very difficult.
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