Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


My remark was an ill timed pleasantry which you must pardon.

I must say, in all justice, that much of this was ill timed and ill advised.

"I'd die for that girl, Art Kipps," he said presently, and Kipps did not press a question he felt to be ill timed.

A poor man came to Mochuda on another occasion with an ill timed request for milk, and beer along with it.

But one of the ladies, Madame d'Aiguillon, was a little irritated at pleasantry which she deemed so ill timed.

He was urged on to this course, which was misguided and ill timed, with little chance for success.

He therefore swallowed his wrath at the ill timed and professional jokes of Mons.

Again the clerics cursed their ill timed enthusiasm, which brought them out in the storm and to such unseemly company.

The whole line of bank houses is the effect of ill timed parsimony.

We never interchanged civilities with them, their visits were too ill timed and frequent.