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Pronunciation: [pɹɪmət͡ʃˈʊ͡ə] (IPA)

"Premature" refers to something occurring or being done before its proper time. There are many synonyms for this word, including precocious, early, premature, untimely, hasty, and rushed. A precocious individual has developed abilities or ideas beyond their years, while something early has happened before the expected or typical time. Premature refers to something happening too soon, often in relation to a person's birth. Untimely suggests something coming at an inconvenient or inappropriate moment, and hasty implies something done too quickly without due consideration. Rushed refers to something done in a hurry, often without proper preparation or thought. All these synonyms highlight the idea of something happening before its appropriate time or with undue haste.

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What are the opposite words for premature?

Premature refers to something that happens too soon or before the expected time. Its antonyms are words that indicate a later-than-expected occurrence. Some of the antonyms for premature are delayed, late, overdue, belated, tardy, and behind schedule. Delayed refers to something that has been postponed, causing a later-than-scheduled happening. Late connotes arriving or happening after the set time. Overdue implies that something should have happened earlier but has been postponed or neglected, and belated is used to refer to something that has been delayed by a significant amount of time. Tardy and behind schedule denote occurances that did not happen in the expected timeframe.

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Usage examples for Premature

premature this might prove to be, but it seemed impossible to misunderstand the emotion under which the chief engineer was labouring or to underestimate its potential value to Lanyard.
"Alias The Lone Wolf"
Louis Joseph Vance
premature philosopher as he was, this depth of ignorance perplexed his wisdom.
"Ernest Maltravers, Complete"
Edward Bulwer-Lytton
premature publication in American Press places us in difficult position here, especially as no official report of actual contents of your communication to Mr. Lansing has reached us.
"My Three Years in America"
Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff

Famous quotes with Premature

  • Feminism is dated? Yes, for privileged women like my daughter and all of us here today, but not for most of our sisters in the rest of the world who are still forced into premature marriage, prostitution, forced labor - they have children that they don't want or they cannot feed.
    Isabel Allende
  • To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.
    Isaac Asimov
  • There is no question that al-Qaida operatives are currently active in Iraq. A premature exit before the threat they represent has been dealt with would endanger America and the prospects of eventual peace in the Middle East.
    Robert Foster Bennett
  • Of the many forms of false culture, a premature converse with abstractions is perhaps the most likely to prove fatal to the growth of a masculine vigour of intellect.
    George Boole
  • Never do today what you can do tomorrow. Something may occur to make you regret your premature action.
    Aaron Burr

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