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ill-timed

[il-tahymd] /ˈɪlˈtaɪmd/
adjective
1.
badly timed; inopportune.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95
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British Dictionary definitions for ill-timed

ill-timed

adjective
1.
occurring at or planned for an unsuitable time
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