Definitions

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  • adj. untimely

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Untimely.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See untimous, etc.

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Examples

  • Quentin could exert over him, to restrain his irreverent and untimeous jocularity, and all the interest he could make with the Superiors, to prevent the heathen hound from being thrust out of the doors.

    Quentin Durward

  • His untimeous death has called us millions miles away to come and continue fighting the battle against poverty eradication.

    Message of condolences

  • He said he had requested disciplinary action against any officials responsible for incorrect or untimeous payments.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It was repeated thrice ere Emmanuel Saddleton had presence of mind sufficient to inquire who sought admittance at that untimeous hour.

    Half-Hours with Great Story-Tellers

  • It is a comely thing even for a saint to be well-clothed about with humility, and the deepest valley is safer and seemlier walking for a lame man than the mountain-top; and so on, till Rutherford admitted that Robert Gordon's warnings were neither impertinent nor untimeous.

    Samuel Rutherford

  • Robert Gordon's warnings were neither impertinent nor untimeous.

    Samuel Rutherford and some of his correspondents

  • His father, he observed, with a feeling of relief, was absent from home -- not a matter of uncommon occurrence, for that worthy man's avocations often called him out at untimeous hours.

    Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines

  • One's pillow became at once the legitimate and natural bourne to "the overheated brain;" and the generous rashness of the coenatorial reveller was not damped by untimeous caution or ignoble calculation.

    The Disowned — Complete

  • As soon as the earl had rubbed his eyes, stretched himself, and prepared himself for the untimeous colloquy,

    Paul Clifford — Complete

  • As soon as the earl had rubbed his eyes, stretched himself, and prepared himself for the untimeous colloquy, Brandon poured forth his excuses for the hour he had chosen for a visit.

    Paul Clifford — Volume 03

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