inopportune inopportune  /ɪ ˌnɑ pər ˈtun/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not opportune

Usage(s):

  1. Some of the problems China now faces are a result of economic policies that are finally kicking in at an inopportune time.
  2. Some of the problems China now faces are a result of economic policies that are finally kicking in at an inopportune time.
  3. Tannen offers the example of Charlene, who is visited by a colleague at an inopportune time.

News

  • Lacrosse Fans Brave Storms To Raise Funds For Wounded Warriors

    A now annual local outdoor fundraiser couldn't have come at a more inopportune time. It started at about the same hour as Thursday's first severe weather, and was still going when the second bout hit.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CBS Baltimore

Quotes

  1. "Every once in a while, I go, 'Oh my' and I kind of sit down," Calipari said. "And they usually come at inopportune times for the other team."
    on Apr 5, 2008 By: John Calipari Source: USA Today

  2. "States across America are facing some real constraints on their budgets, and to exacerbate that to the tune of $13 billion for these Medicaid regulation changes is particularly inopportune right now," said Republican Gov. Jim Douglas of Vermont.
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Jim Douglas Source: Washington Post

  3. "His declarations have been inopportune but nobody is going to be kept at the club against their will," Calderon told Telecinco.
    on Aug 24, 2008 By: Ramon Calderon Source: Sportinglife.com

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