Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Done at an improper time; ill-timed.

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Examples

  • Now, Pamela, said my master, taking my hand, don't let a little wrong-timed bashfulness take place, without any other reason, because I should be glad to go to Bedfordshire as soon as I could; and I would not return till I carry my servants there a mistress, who should assist me to repair the mischiefs she has made in it.

    Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded

  • Now, Pamela, said my master, taking my hand, don’t let a little wrong-timed bashfulness take place, without any other reason, because I should be glad to go to

    Pamela

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