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Word: inopportune

Definition: untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen


Sentences Containing 'inopportune'

In order to extricate himself from the Polish "impasse", the emperor again had recourse to his expedient — always fruitless because always inopportune — of a congress.
Moreover, asking for more money to keep a bankrupt business going was inopportune.
The timing was particularly inopportune for Osbourne, who was at the time facing allegations that his song "Suicide Solution" had influenced a fan to commit suicide.

More Vocab Words

::: impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
::: supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
::: verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
::: overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
::: dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
::: evenhanded - impartial; fair
::: pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
::: tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
::: machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
::: audit - examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.