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  • adv. Not in keeping with the season; not expected, normal, or usual for the time of year.


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  • When I wrote recently that a week in January had been “unseasonably warm,” another reader, John Connor, e-mailed: “Shouldn’t the word be unseasonally?

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • Figures from Visa, which analysed 1.4bn transactions to produce its consumer spending report, showed shoppers stayed at home in October despite the unseasonally warm weather.

    Retail sales slump amid fears over euro and job losses

  • A week later the new year dawned in the form of an unseasonally bright and balmy day.

    A Country of Vast Designs

  • Consumer spending was particularly hit by the unseasonally cold weather, which made it harder for people to get to the shops and spend money on leisure activities.

    Service sector left out in the cold as customers stay in, says CBI

  • The unseasonally warm weather of last week was a distant memory as gale-force northerly winds blew in, bringing wet and wintry weather to most of the UK.

    Autumn storms hit UK

  • After a year of training, Nick Mead tackles the Polar Circle marathon, and finds that unseasonally warm temperatures of -10C have led to some treacherous footing

    Running the Polar Circle marathon

  • Fortunately, it's only early May and at the moment unseasonally mild.


  • Turnout is expected to be high tomorrow thanks both to voter interest and unseasonally warm weather; the higher the turnout, the better for McCain who has a lead just outside the margin of error and polls well amongst those not certain to vote.

    McCain and Romney go to the wire in New Hampshire

  • The breakage, which occurred despite recent repairs on the dam, comes as it fills to unseasonally high levels.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • At least the weather is still unseasonally charming.



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