intempestivo
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intempestivo(
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tehm
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pehs
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (very early or late)
a. ungodly
¿Cómo te atreves a llamarme a unas horas tan intempestivas?What are you thinking of phoning me at such an ungodly hour?
b. unearthly
Los vecinos empiezan a hacer ruido a unas horas intempestivas y no me dejan dormir.My neighbors start making a noise at an unearthly hour, which stops me from sleeping.
2. (abnormal)
a. unseasonable
Muchos atribuyen el tiempo intempestivo al cambio climático.Many people are attributing the unseasonable weather to climate change.
3. (inconvenient)
a. untimely
La visita sorpresa de mi suegra un sábado por la noche fue intempestiva.My mother-in-law's surprise visit one Saturday evening was untimely.
b. inopportune
Los intempestivos comentarios del periodista hicieron que lo despidieran.The journalist's inopportune comments got him fired.
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intempestivo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (clima, comentario)
a. harsh
2. (hora)
a. ungodly, unearthly
3. (proposición, visita)
a. inopportune
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intempestivo
adjective
untimely
regresar a casa a horas intempestivas to return home at an ungodly hour
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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