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 seasonably (audio) , ˈsē-​zᵊn-​ə-​blē \ adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms for seasonable


opportune, timely, well-timed


inopportune, unseasonable, untimely

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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

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Temperatures throughout the week are expected to be seasonable, with highs in the low 80s and lows mainly in the high 60s, according to the weather service. Lucas Phillips,, "Showers possible Saturday and throughout the week," 3 Aug. 2019 While fall-like temperatures aren’t on the horizon anytime soon, highs should return closer to seasonable levels for this time of the year through the weekend and next week. Chris Bianchi, The Denver Post, "Colorado’s sizzling start to September," 9 Sep. 2019 After that, mainly clear sailing through the weekend with seasonable heat. David Streit, Washington Post, "D.C.-area forecast: Steamy today with thunderstorms likely. Tranquil weather returns for weekend.," 11 July 2019 Highs are still seasonable in the mid- to upper 80s with moderately high humidity. Rick Grow, Washington Post, "D.C.-area forecast: Heat and humidity crank up today, with strong storms possible Tuesday," 12 Aug. 2019 The temperature will be close to seasonable levels with highs from the mid-70s and lower 80s., "Weather for Monday, June 17," 17 June 2019 Rain chances dwindle by late week as more seasonable warmth sneaks in. Rick Grow, Washington Post, "D.C.-area forecast: Heat and humidity crank up today, with strong storms possible Tuesday," 12 Aug. 2019 The market features local vendors and artisans selling honey, cheese, fresh eggs, seasonable vegetables and more. Houston Chronicle, "Katy-area calendar of events," 23 June 2019 The front is expected to return Greater Boston to more seasonable temperatures, with the mercury finally dipping below 70 degrees by about 4 a.m. Tuesday, forecasters said. Lucas Phillips,, "It’s officially a heat wave as temperatures near 100 degrees Sunday," 21 July 2019

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First Known Use of seasonable

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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

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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

Other Words from seasonable

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

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