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Any of the four could take home the award with a strong second half, though all run the risk of someone else’s untimely injury thrusting them back into the starting lineup.

On average, the detainees were just 42 years old when they died, leading the researchers to conclude that the health care decisions made by detention center staff could have contributed to their untimely deaths.

From Vox

Season one explores the life and untimely death of legendary music executive Chris Lighty, while season two looks at the celebrated career of rapper Uncle Luke as he fought against censorship.

From Ozy

Between that and their untimely hitting, the Twins have easily been the worst clutch team in baseball — as much worse than No.

I’m not alone here, and I can’t, under any circumstances, let the other occupant know where I am, lest I meet an untimely end.

From Time

“All members of the Court and the public announce the untimely death of Lucia Aielli,” the announcement said.

He saves the helpless from burning buildings and puppies from untimely deaths.

For stories, for life, and the amazing meals we shared before his untimely death.

This whole thing resembles, in a way, the rise and untimely fall of Kurt Cobain.

Whoever sold Hoffman this brand of narcotic aided in his untimely death.

In Tayabas the officiousness of the Governor almost brought him to an untimely end.

You may be overheard, and give pain or cause annoyance by your untimely conversation.

Topping must not be delayed after the blossoming, in order that all danger from an untimely frost may be avoided.

As a snail which melteth, let every one of them pass away, like the untimely birth of a woman, that they may not see the sun.

He had been more to me than any of my other companions, and deeply I sorrowed over his untimely fate.


On this page you'll find 68 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to untimely, such as: ill-timed, improper, premature, undue, unfortunate, and a bit previous.

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