Seasonable Sea"son*a*ble, a. Occurring in good time, in due season, or in proper time for the purpose; suitable to the season; opportune; timely; as, a seasonable supply of rain. [1913 Webster]

Mercy is seasonable in the time of affliction. --Ecclus. xxxv. 20. [1913 Webster] -- {Sea"son*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Sea"son*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • seasonableness — noun see seasonable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • seasonableness — noun The state or quality of being seasonable …   Wiktionary

  • seasonableness — n. opportuneness, quality of occurring at the proper time …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seasonableness — sea·son·able·ness …   English syllables

  • seasonableness — noun being at the right time • Syn: ↑timeliness • Ant: ↑untimeliness (for: ↑timeliness), ↑unseasonableness • Derivationally related forms: ↑timely …   Useful english dictionary

  • seasonable — seasonableness, n. seasonably, adv. /see zeuh neuh beuhl/, adj. 1. suitable to or characteristic of the season: seasonable weather. 2. timely; opportune: a seasonable suggestion. [1350 1400; ME sesounable. See SEASON, ABLE] Syn. 1. fit,… …   Universalium

  • timeliness — noun 1. being at the right time (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑seasonableness • Ant: ↑untimeliness, ↑unseasonableness (for: ↑seasonableness) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ἐγκαιρίας — ἐγκαιρίᾱς , ἐγκαιρία seasonableness fem acc pl ἐγκαιρίᾱς , ἐγκαιρία seasonableness fem gen sg (attic doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • Tempestivily — Tem pes*tiv i*ly, n. [L. tempestivitas.] The quality, or state, of being tempestive; seasonableness. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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