extemporariness

extemporary

[ik-stem-puh-rer-ee]
adjective
1.
extemporaneous; extempore.
2.
Obsolete. sudden; unexpected.

Origin:
1600–10; extempore + -ary

extemporarily [ik-stem-puh-rair-uh-lee, -rer-] , adverb
extemporariness, noun
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extemporaneous or extemporary (ɪkˌstɛmpəˈreɪnɪəs, ɪkˈstɛmpərərɪ, -prərɪ)
 
adj
1.  spoken, performed, etc, without planning or preparation; impromptu; extempore
2.  done in a temporary manner; improvised
 
extemporary or extemporary
 
adj
 
extempo'raneously or extemporary
 
adv
 
ex'temporarily or extemporary
 
adv
 
extempo'raneousness or extemporary
 
n
 
ex'temporariness or extemporary
 
n

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