Examples of inopportune in a Sentence
He always shows up at the most inopportune times.
an inopportune sale of stocks
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Both issues have come to the fore at an inopportune time — as Mr. de Blasio seeks to shore up his support among Hispanic voters for his re-election in November.
Unfortunately for Pitt, its defense often fell short at the most inopportune times.
For the Liberty, who have a 3-3 record after a 93-89 victory at Madison Square Garden on Friday over the Dallas Wings, EuroBasket comes at an inopportune junction.
Simpson frustrated Webb Simpson, the tournament’s 54-hole leader, shot over-par Sunday for the first time all week at the most inopportune time.
Robo-calls for years have managed to catch people at the most inopportune moments, and the shift from landlines to mobile phones hasn't seemed to prevent all those fake tax collectors and mortgage vendors from calling.
But the incident in Puebla undoubtedly comes at an inopportune time for Pena Nieto and the armed forces, with human rights groups clamoring against the proposed law.
The rescheduling has forced Minnesota to play eight games in nine days at an inopportune time.
P.J. Tucker had just slapped the ball away from James before Irving saved James from a costly miscue at an inopportune time by fighting off Tucker and Cory Joseph for possession.
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Origin and Etymology of inopportune
Latin inopportunus, from in- + opportunus opportune
First Known Use: circa 1507See Words from the same year
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Definition of inopportune for English Language Learners
: not suitable or right for a particular situation
: done or happening at the wrong time
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