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Webster 1913 Edition


Seasonable

Sea′son-a-ble

,
Adj.
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
.
Mercy is
seasonable
in the time of affliction.
Ecclus. xxxv. 20.
Sea′son-a-ble-ness
,
Noun.
Sea′son-a-bly
,
adv.

Webster 1828 Edition


Seasonable

SE'ASONABLE

,
Adj.
Opportune; that comes, happens or is done in good time, in due season or in proper time for the purpose; as a seasonable supply of rain.
Mercy is seasonable in the time of affliction. Ecclus.

Definition 2022


seasonable

seasonable

English

Adjective

seasonable (comparative more seasonable, superlative most seasonable)

  1. Opportune; occurring at an appropriate or suitable time.
    Thomas Salusbury (1662): Nor is it seasonable to have to do with Hercules, whil'st he is enraged, and amongst the Furies.
  2. Appropriate to the current season of the year.
    The temperature outside was quite seaonable, neither warmer nor colder than I had expected.
  3. (obsolete) Ephemeral; lasting for just one season.
  4. (obsolete) In season (said of game when it is legal to be hunted and killed).
  5. (obsolete) Well-seasoned; matured (e.g. timber).

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