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See definition of premature on Dictionary.com
  • adj.earlier in occurrence than anticipated
  • adj.rash, impulsive

synonyms for premature

  • immature
  • incomplete
  • untimely
  • a bit previous
  • abortive
  • early on
  • embryonic
  • forward
  • green
  • inopportune
  • overearly
  • oversoon
  • precipitate
  • predeveloped
  • previous
  • raw
  • soon
  • unanticipated
  • undeveloped
  • unfledged
  • unripe
See also synonyms for: prematurely / prematureness
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antonyms for premature

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  • backward
  • careful
  • cautious
  • delayed
  • late
  • mature
  • overdue
  • prepared
  • slow
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How to use premature in a sentence

Nothing has dimmed the fundamental appeal of urban life, despite what some premature obituaries for the nation’s great cities may say.
IN DEFENSE OF CALIFORNIAJAMES TEMPLESEPTEMBER 4, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
That 2017 report had called use of the technology premature but endorsed it as morally permissible.
THE “STAGED ROLLOUT” OF GENE-MODIFIED BABIES COULD START WITH SICKLE-CELL DISEASEAMY NORDRUMSEPTEMBER 3, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Still, some critics charge that even presenting such criteria is premature.
STRICT NEW GUIDELINES LAY OUT A PATH TO HERITABLE HUMAN GENE EDITINGTINA HESMAN SAEYSEPTEMBER 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
It will also attach links to official results to posts from candidates and campaigns that declare premature victories.
FACEBOOK AIMS TO MINIMIZE MISINFORMATION, WILL RESTRICT NEW POLITICAL ADS IN THE WEEK PRIOR TO THE ELECTIONRADMARYASEPTEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
The initial rebound reflects the lifting of severe restrictions to contain the virus, and policy makers have warned against premature optimism that the worst has passed.
GLOBAL TRADE IS RECOVERING FASTER FROM COVID-19 THAN IT DID FROM THE 2008 CRISISCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
Racism is a stressor that has been linked to poor health, inflammation and premature biological aging, but I believe there is likely more going on biologically than researchers have previously understood.
CORONAVIRUS DEATHS AND THOSE OF GEORGE FLOYD AND AHMAUD ARBERY HAVE SOMETHING IN COMMON: RACISMLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 10, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Premature darkness was accompanied with torrents of rain, through which we followed our now uncertain guides.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Premature charge to be avoided; charging without authority from the rear.
MANUAL OF MILITARY TRAININGJAMES A. MOSS
Premature decay is always the result, showing with certainty that a healthy action has not been going on.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
Premature baldness most frequently first attacks that part of the head where pressure is made by the hat.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XV., NO. 388, JUNE 9, 1883VARIOUS
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