Synonyms for (adjective) untimely

Synonyms: premature, untimely

Definition: uncommonly early or before the expected time

Usage: illness led to his premature death; alcohol brought him to an untimely end

Similar words: early

Definition: at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time

Usage: early morning; an early warning; early diagnosis; an early death; took early retirement; an early spring; early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties


Synonyms: ill-timed, unseasonable, untimely, wrong

Definition: badly timed

Usage: an ill-timed intervention; you think my intrusion unseasonable; an untimely remark; it was the wrong moment for a joke

Similar words: inopportune

Definition: not opportune

Usage: arrived at a most inopportune hour; an inopportune visit