1. the quality of occurring at an inconvenient time
Syn: ↑inopportuneness
Derivationally related forms: ↑untimely, ↑inopportune (for: ↑inopportuneness)
Hypernyms: ↑inconvenience
2. being at an inappropriate time
Syn: ↑unseasonableness
Derivationally related forms: ↑untimely, ↑unseasonable (for: ↑unseasonableness)
Hypernyms: ↑timing

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