sea·​son·​able ˈsēz-nə-bəl How to pronounce seasonable (audio)
: suitable to the season or circumstances : timely
a seasonable frost
: occurring in good or proper time : opportune
a seasonable time for discussion
seasonableness noun
ˈsēz-nə-blē How to pronounce seasonable (audio)

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 Relatively seasonable temperatures are expected countrywide and while the Gulf Coast could get some stray showers, and the Northern Rockies may deal with more rounds of snow showers, the majority of the country looks to remain mostly dry. Kathryn Prociv, NBC News, 21 Nov. 2023 Temperatures are seasonable with highs in the 60s and Wednesday night lows in the upper 40s to near 50. Molly Robey, Washington Post, 5 Nov. 2023 On Tuesday, locals can anticipate pleasantly seasonable temperatures ranging from the low to middle 70s. Globe Staff,, 18 Sep. 2023 Showers and storms should be less numerous Monday into Tuesday, but a few remain possible at times, before rain chances rise again late Tuesday into early Wednesday with seasonable temperatures. Molly Robey, Washington Post, 10 Sep. 2023 Partly sunny and seasonable with a 10% to 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Kxas-Tv (nbc5), Dallas News, 27 Aug. 2023 Cooler and drier air will settle into the region by midweek, bringing seasonable temperatures. Haadiza Ogwude, The Enquirer, 14 Aug. 2023 Readings will dip below normal on Wednesday before returning back to seasonable levels on Thursday. Hartford Courant, 30 Jan. 2023 Both cities will start the holiday weekend with a few showers but will end up dry, sunny and seasonable on Monday. Mary Gilbert, CNN, 1 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of seasonable was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Seasonable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition


sea·​son·​able ˈsēz-nə-bəl How to pronounce seasonable (audio)
: suitable to the season or situation : timely
a seasonable frost
seasonable advice
seasonably adverb

Legal Definition


sea·​son·​able ˈsē-zə-nə-bəl How to pronounce seasonable (audio)
: occurring within the time agreed to by parties to a commercial transaction or within a reasonable time
seasonable notice of the rejection of goods
seasonably adverb

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