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inopportune

[in-op-er-toon, -tyoon] /ɪnˌɒp ərˈtun, -ˈtyun/
adjective
1.
not opportune; inappropriate; inconvenient; untimely or unseasonable:
an inopportune visit.
Origin of inopportune
1525-1535
1525-35; < Late Latin inopportūnus. See in-3, opportune
Related forms
inopportunely, adverb
inopportuneness, inopportunity, noun
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inopportune

/ɪnˈɒpəˌtjuːn/
adjective
1.
not opportune; inappropriate or badly timed
Derived Forms
inopportunely, adverb
inopportuneness, inopportunity, noun
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Word Origin and History for inopportune
adj.

1530s, from Late Latin inopportunus "unfitting," from in- "not" + opportunus (see opportune). A rare word before 19c. Related: Inopportunely.

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