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inopportune (adj.)

"inconvenient, unseasonable, unsuitable, inappropriate, unfit," 1530s, from Late Latin inopportunus "unfitting," from in- "not" (from PIE root *ne- "not") + opportunus "favorable, convenient" (see opportune). Rare or obsolete in 18c. Related: Inopportunely; inopportuneness; inopportunity.

updated on June 05, 2019

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Definitions of inopportune from WordNet

inopportune (adj.)
not opportune;
arrived at a most inopportune hour
an inopportune visit
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