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

Definition of unseasonable

1 : occurring at other than the proper time : untimely
2 : not being in season
3a : not normal for the season of the year unseasonable weather
b : marked by unseasonable weather an unseasonable summer

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Other Words from unseasonable

unseasonableness noun
unseasonably \ ˌən-​ˈsēz-​nə-​blē , -​ˈsē-​zᵊn-​ə-​ How to pronounce unseasonable (audio) \ adverb

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Examples of unseasonable in a Sentence

an unseasonable snowstorm in early November
Recent Examples on the Web The unseasonable blast of warmth — 20 degrees above average — does come with some danger. Tim Harlow, Star Tribune, 4 June 2021 The recent arrival of unseasonable summer heat finds residents ready to cool off with a dip in Lakewood’s public pools. John Benson, cleveland, 26 May 2021 The latest figures come a year after the initial government shutdown began as COVID-19 began to spread throughout the community, so may reflect unseasonable changes in the market. Jim Buchta, Star Tribune, 16 Apr. 2021 The wind is not expected to linger into Friday, but Bartos said the unseasonable cold will remain through Saturday, with lows near zero. Tess Williams, Anchorage Daily News, 8 Apr. 2021 Even street style received a boost thanks to the unseasonable warmth that swept across America’s East Coast, encouraging Katie Holmes—and everyone else—to ditch their winter wardrobe early. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 15 Mar. 2021 Skies will be mostly sunny all week and temperatures, after an unseasonable chill Sunday night, will rise steadily, reaching a high of 69 degrees Thursday and Friday. Mckenna Oxenden, baltimoresun.com, 7 Mar. 2021 Broken pipes coupled with the unseasonable freeze have damaged countless homes and businesses. Travis Caldwell, CNN, 19 Feb. 2021 The unseasonable warmth which has been found across much of the Northeast and mid-Atlantic this week will quickly become a distant memory as Sandy approaches and colder air comes marches in from the west. Matt Alto, Scientific American, 26 Oct. 2012

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First Known Use of unseasonable

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Unseasonable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unseasonable. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unseasonable

of weather : not normal for a certain time of year : not seasonable


un·​sea·​son·​able | \ ˌən-ˈsē-zᵊn-ə-bəl How to pronounce unseasonable (audio) \

Kids Definition of unseasonable

: happening or coming at the wrong time unseasonable weather

Other Words from unseasonable

unseasonably \ -​blē \ adverb unseasonably warm


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