- suitable to or characteristic of the season: seasonable weather.
- timely; opportune: a seasonable suggestion.
Origin of seasonable
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1. fit, appropriate. 2. See opportune.
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Examples from the Web for seasonable
The interruption was seasonable, for the bell had nearly rung itself out.Little Dorrit
Here Agesilaus distinguished himself by an invention as seasonable as it was simple.Hellenica
The gathering clouds did not prove simply a seasonable warning.On the Heels of De Wet
The Intelligence Officer
"Most seasonable advice, certainly, in our circumstances," said the Major.In Search of the Castaways
For Man, I trust, this quickening word is yet seasonable; for Venice it is too late.Glances at Europe
- suitable for the season
- taking place at the appropriate time
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Word Origin and History for seasonable
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