sea·​son·​able | \ ˈsēz-nə-bəl How to pronounce seasonable (audio) , ˈsē-zᵊn-ə-bəl \

Definition of seasonable

1 : suitable to the season or circumstances : timely a seasonable frost
2 : occurring in good or proper time : opportune a seasonable time for discussion

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seasonableness noun
seasonably \ ˈsēz-​nə-​blē How to pronounce seasonably (audio) , ˈsē-​zᵊn-​ə-​blē \ adverb

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Examples of seasonable in a Sentence

We've been having seasonable weather. seasonable advice is more likely to be listened to
Recent Examples on the Web Colder and more seasonable temperatures are expected on Friday, with highs ranging from the mid-40s in north Alabama to the upper 50s in south Alabama. Leigh Morgan, al, "Update: Forecasters more confident about some seeing a little snow overnight," 6 Feb. 2020 The National Weather Service said seasonable high temperatures will be in place across the region for the next few days. Sarah Brookbank,, "As January ends, freezing fog, seasonable temps, flurries," 27 Jan. 2020 The weather was also windy and rainy at times and the record warmth was short-lived as the temperature dropped to a more seasonable 43 degrees by 4 p.m. The region was expected to get about a tenth to a quarter of an inch of rain by 7 p.m. Mary Kilpatrick, cleveland, "Relishing Cleveland’s record high temperature. See how much colder it is elsewhere," 11 Jan. 2020 While the first week of October was relatively seasonable, two notable intrusions of Arctic air brought temperatures down to near-record levels. Chris Bianchi, The Denver Post, "Colorado records its fourth-coldest October on record," 9 Nov. 2019 Any remaining rain should end fairly quickly Tuesday evening as winds come from the northwest, cooling us back to chilly (but seasonable) lows in the 40s. A. Camden Walker, Washington Post, "D.C.-area forecast: Rainy this morning into afternoon. Sunnier tomorrow!," 20 Oct. 2019 Temperatures will be seasonable, with highs in the 60s., "Partly sunny Tuesday, but clouds and showers move in Wednesday," 8 Oct. 2019 The wind is expected to die down overnight into Saturday and milder more seasonable temperatures will return Sunday and continue into Monday., "Cold unseasonable temperatures will continue beyond the weekend - The Boston Globe," 8 Nov. 2019 Temperatures will finally return to seasonable levels on Sunday and then turn milder than normal, melting much of the snow, early next week., "Chilly temperatures for remainder of the week," 3 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of seasonable

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Seasonable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of seasonable

of weather : normal for a certain time of year


sea·​son·​able | \ ˈsē-zə-nə-bəl How to pronounce seasonable (audio) \

Legal Definition of seasonable

: occurring within the time agreed to by parties to a commercial transaction or within a reasonable time seasonable notice of the rejection of goods

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seasonably \ -​blē How to pronounce seasonably (audio) \ adverb

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