adjective, time·li·er, time·li·est.
- timeline bar,
- timeo danaos et dona ferentes,
Origin of timely
Examples from the Web for timeliness
This outpouring of anger was heavily lacking in reason, spellcheck, and timeliness.
As religious interpretation of news started to decline in the 18th century, an emphasis on timeliness increased.
For the sake of timeliness, Third Man did it in just one step.Jack White Sets World Record for Fastest Record Release|April Siese|April 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the book has a timeliness that Kalfus may not have foreseen.
The other gentlemen had exchanged glances which expressed unanimity as to the timeliness of their presence.The American|Henry James
My old wonder about the timeliness of Alloway's escape returned, but there was no solution.In Hostile Red|Joseph Altsheler
The importance of the speech does not lie in its novelty but in its timeliness.Woodrow Wilson and the World War|Charles Seymour
Hence the timeliness and importance of the volume under notice.
Intelligence needs to move to levels unprecedented in scope, timeliness, accuracy, and availability in real time.Shock and Awe|Harlan K. Ullman
adjective, adverb -lier or -liest
late Old English, from time (n.). As an adjective meaning "occurring at a suitable time" it is attested from c.1200.