[uhn-see-zuh-nuh-buh l]
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  1. not seasonable; being out of season; unseasonal: unseasonable weather.
  2. not befitting the occasion; untimely; ill-timed; inopportune; inappropriate: Their visits were usually unseasonable.

Origin of unseasonable

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at un-1, seasonable
Related formsun·sea·son·a·ble·ness, nounun·sea·son·a·bly, adverb
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  1. (esp of the weather) inappropriate for the season
  2. untimely; inopportune
Derived Formsunseasonableness, noununseasonably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unseasonable

mid-15c., "inopportune," from un- (1) "not" + seasonable. In reference to weather, "not appropriate to the time of year," it is recorded from 1510s.

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