Origin of extemporaneous
Examples from the Web for extemporaneous
But extemporaneous speech is not his strongest suit; Kanye expresses himself much better creatively than he does in conversation.
It, of course, depended a good deal on the extemporaneous affidavit qualifications of the applicant.Remarks|Bill Nye
I understand: Robineau had ordered an extemporaneous reception—that his people should surprise him with cries of Vive monseigneur!The White House (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XII)|Charles Paul de Kock
They were usually in the Saturnian metre and took the form of a dialogue, consisting of an interchange of extemporaneous raillery.
British Dictionary definitions for extemporaneous
extemporary (ɪkˈstɛmpərərɪ, -prərɪ)
Word Origin and History for extemporaneous
1650s (earlier extemporal, 1560s), from Medieval Latin extemporaneus, from Latin ex tempore (see extempore). Related: Extemporaneously.