inopportune

[ in-op-er-toon, -tyoon ]
/ ɪnˌɒp ərˈtun, -ˈtyun /

adjective

not opportune; inappropriate; inconvenient; untimely or unseasonable: an inopportune visit.

Origin of inopportune

From the Late Latin word inopportūnus, dating back to 1525–35. See in-3, opportune

Related forms

in·op·por·tune·ly, adverbin·op·por·tune·ness, in·op·por·tu·ni·ty, noun
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inopportune

/ (ɪnˈɒpəˌtjuːn) /

adjective

not opportune; inappropriate or badly timed

Derived Forms

inopportunely, adverbinopportuneness or inopportunity, noun
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