follow Dictionary.com

Why is the ninth month called September?

inopportune

[in-op-er-toon, -tyoon] /ɪnˌɒp ərˈtun, -ˈtyun/
adjective
1.
not opportune; inappropriate; inconvenient; untimely or unseasonable:
an inopportune visit.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; < Late Latin inopportūnus. See in-3, opportune
Related forms
inopportunely, adverb
inopportuneness, inopportunity, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for inopportunity

inopportune

/ɪnˈɒpəˌtjuːn/
adjective
1.
not opportune; inappropriate or badly timed
Derived Forms
inopportunely, adverb
inopportuneness, inopportunity, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for inopportunity

inopportune

adj.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for inopportune

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for inopportunity

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for inopportunity