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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Other Words from seasonable

seasonableness noun
seasonably \ ˈsēz-​nə-​blē How to pronounce seasonable (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 Drier and calmer weather is expected for Alabama starting on Sunday, according to forecasters, and temperatures are expected to stay at seasonable levels. Leigh Morgan, al, "Strong to severe storms possible in Alabama next several days," 7 Apr. 2021 Highs are finally back to more seasonable levels, in the low to mid-60s. Washington Post, "D.C.-area forecast: Rain ends and skies clear but it’s blustery and cold," 1 Apr. 2021 Temperatures will be close to seasonable levels with highs in the upper 40s to the low and mid-50s., "Sunny but a Wind Advisory for Monday until 8 p.m.," 28 Mar. 2021 The wearables are likely new seasonable Apple Watch bands. Chris Smith, BGR, "A top leaker might’ve just revealed pricing for a first-of-its-kind Apple product," 26 Mar. 2021 After some seasonable temperatures on Monday, things warm up quite nicely for the remainder of the week. Washington Post, "PM Update: Clear and cold overnight, with warmer temperatures returning Monday," 7 Mar. 2021 Medium More seasonable temperatures make a comeback Wednesday. Washington Post, "D.C.-area forecast: Follow the bouncing temperatures up, down, and then up again--with a few flakes possible," 14 Mar. 2021 The good news in all this is that it isn’t expected to get especially cold but stay on the seasonable side through next week. Leigh Morgan, al, "Storms possible for parts of Alabama and a lot of rain," 26 Feb. 2021 Additionally, temperatures will finally get back to near seasonable levels across the central US this week. Brittany Borer, ABC News, "Heavy snow across Rockies and Cascades, seasonable air returns to the Gulf Coast," 21 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of seasonable

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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9 Apr 2021

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“Seasonable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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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 seasonable (audio) \ adverb

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