Part of speech:
Presenting favorable circumstances or showing signs of a favorable outcome; propitious:
Occurring or done at an opportune time:
Clearly related to a matter at hand.
at an opportune time
That suits a given purpose, occasion, condition, propriety, etc.; fitting; appropriate; apt
Right for the purpose; suitable; fit; proper
Keeping up with what is most recent in style, taste, information, etc.
Having the qualities of news; timely and important or interesting
Meaningful or purposeful in current society or culture:
Likely to be a hindrance; disadvantageous:
The definition of inappropriate is someone or something that is not within the bounds of what is considered appropriate or socially acceptable.
Informed, well-informed, familiar, acquainted. [First attested in the mid 17th century.]
Affording advantage; favorable or beneficial.
The definition of contemporary is existing at the same time or of the present time period.
The definition of convenient is something easy to do, causes little trouble or easy to get to.
Of or belonging to an initial stage of development:
Convenient but based on a concern for self-interest rather than principle:
The definition of fitting is something appropriate or expected.
The definition of lucky is someone who has good fortune, something that brings good fortune, or something that results from good fortune and chance.
Showing promise of success, excellence, etc.
Accurate, strictly applied.
Coming or done at the right time; opportune; timely
Of, relating to, or limited by time:
Of, arranged by, or relating to a particular topic or topics:
The definition of inopportune is something that occurs at an inconvenient time.
Pleasing or desirable
Occurring at a fitting or advantageous time
A continuous, measurable quantity in which events occur in a sequence proceeding from the past through the present to the future.
Used synonymously with reasonably.
Characteristic or expressive of recent times or the present; contemporary or up-to-date:
Coming or done at the wrong time; inopportune
- Seasonable applies literally to that which is suited to the season of the year or, figuratively, to the moment or occasion seasonable weather
- Opportune refers to that which is so timed, often as if by accident, as to meet exactly the needs of the occasion the opportune arrival of a supply train
- Timely applies to that which happens or is done at an appropriate time, esp. at such a time as to be of help or service a timely interruption
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