"What Phillip is so stormed up about is the prematurity of it all," he said to Coffin.
Our next character is famous for prematurity of genius, and named John Lewis Candiac.
His ideal was one of progress; but he came too soon, and paid for his prematurity with his life.
The season of female beauty precedes that of their reason, and from its prematurity soon decays.
mid-15c., from Latin praematurus "early ripe" (as fruit), "too early, untimely," from prae "before" (see pre-) + maturus "ripe, timely" (see mature (v.)). Related: Prematurely; prematurity; prematuration. Premature ejaculation is attested from 1848; Latin euphemism ejaculatio praecox dates to 1891 in English but was used earlier in German and appears to have been, at first at least, the psychologist's term for it.
premature pre·ma·ture (prē'mə-tyur', -tur', -chur')
Occurring or developing before the usual or expected time.
Born after a gestation period of less than the normal time, especially, in human infants, after a period of less than 37 weeks.