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- noun Seasonable character or quality; the quality of fitting the time or the circumstances; opportuneness of occurrence.
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- noun The state or quality of being
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- noun being at the right time
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God hath since increased the seasonableness, by taking away a great and eminent servant  of his from among us; concerning whom I will say this one word, and no more: --
The Sermons of John Owen 1616-1683 1968
Aside from the nature of the proposition and the way it is presented, there is the all-important element of seasonableness.
Business Correspondence Anonymous
Happy, O Agricola! not only in the splendor of your life, but in the seasonableness of your death.
The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus Caius Cornelius Tacitus
I submit to Congress the seasonableness also of an authority to augment the stock of such materials as are imperishable in their nature, or may not at once be attainable.
State of the Union Address (1790-2001) United States. Presidents.
The National Covenant was again, after mature deliberation, anent both the lawfulness, expediency and seasonableness thereof, with great solemnity renewed in _March_,
Act, Declaration, & Testimony for the Whole of our Covenanted Reformation, as Attained to, and Established in Britain and Ireland; Particularly Betwixt the Years 1638 and 1649, Inclusive The Reformed Presbytery
There certainly never was a greater piece of publishing felicity, in its seasonableness, than this entire reprint.
It is from three to twelve feet long, and from one to two inches in diameter, according to the quality of the soil, the seasonableness of the weather, &c.
The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus American Anti-Slavery Society
This is one of those fugitive and casual precautions, which, by intense seasonableness, takes its rank amongst the permanent means of pacification.
And here is neither Hellenic seasonableness and proportion, nor Hebraic fervour, nor truth as it is understood by either Hebrew or Hellene.
Platform Monologues 1902
If we fret about the weather it is because of an insistent desire that the weather shall conform to our idea of its seasonableness.
Why Worry? George Lincoln Walton 1897