Intempestivity In*tem`pes*tiv"i*ty, n. [L. intempestivitas: cf. F. intempestivit['e].] Unseasonableness; untimeliness. [Obs.] --Hales. [1913 Webster]

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  • intempestivity — noun /ɪntɛmpɛˈstɪvɪtɪ/ Unseasonability; untimeliness. This “untimeliness” has nothing to do with the “intempestivity” of Nietzsche, which implies a denial of the present and an affirmation of future values. Ant: tempestivity …   Wiktionary

  • intempestivity — intempestivˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑intempestive …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anachronism — (Roget s Thesaurus) >False estimate of time. < N PARAG:Anachronism >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 anachronism anachronism metachronism parachronism prochronism Sgm: N 1 prolepsis prolepsis misdate Sgm: N 1 anticipation anticipation antichronism …   English dictionary for students

  • tempestivity — noun a) timeliness b) A time period of a particular character. Ant: intempestivity See Also: tempestive, tempestively …   Wiktionary

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