seasonable

adjective
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

Synonyms

opportune, timely, well-timed

Antonyms

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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High temperatures are expected to be in the mid-to-upper 80s, around or perhaps just below seasonable averages. Chris Bianchi, The Denver Post, "Denver weather: Coldest first half of a year since 1983," 6 July 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 Once that midweek hotness is behind us, the weather should become more seasonable and dry for the weekend. Emily Sweeney, BostonGlobe.com, "Turning up the heat: Wednesday will be in the 80s," 1 May 2018 On the temperature front, July looks to start around seasonable levels. Chris Bianchi, The Denver Post, "Colorado weather: Will July temps warm up, finally?," 1 July 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 market features local vendors and artisans selling honey, cheese, fresh eggs, seasonable vegetables and more. Houston Chronicle, "Katy-area calendar of events," 16 June 2019 More seasonable temperatures and gradually increasing humidity are forecast for the weekend, and some heat is forecast early next week. Scott Dance, baltimoresun.com, "Maryland weather: It doesn't feel much like June — but it's not the (lack of) heat. It's the humidity.," 14 June 2019 Then the real cool-down starts Friday, when a cold front sweeps south out of Wisconsin, swinging winds around to the northeast and ushering cooler, more seasonable and less humid air into the area that will last through this coming weekend. Tom Skilling, chicagotribune.com, "Thunderstorms on Wednesday, then heat returns Thursday," 29 May 2018

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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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seasonable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of seasonable

of weather : normal for a certain time of year

seasonable

adjective
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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