extemporal

adjective
ex·​tem·​po·​ral | \ ek-ˈstem-p(ə-)rəl How to pronounce extemporal (audio) \

Definition of extemporal

archaic

Other Words from extemporal

extemporally \ ek-​ˈstem-​p(ə-​)rə-​lē How to pronounce extemporal (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of extemporal

1570, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for extemporal

Latin extemporalis, from ex tempore

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“Extemporal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extemporal. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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