listen to the pronunciation of untimely.
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at an inopportune time
{a} happening before the proper time
{a} before natural time, improperly
early; premature
Out of the natural or usual time; inopportunely; prematurely; unseasonably
badly timed; "an ill-timed intervention"; "you think my intrusion unseasonable"; "an untimely remark"; "it was the wrong moment for a joke"
Not timely; done or happening at an unnatural, unusual, or improper time; unseasonable; premature; inopportune; as, untimely frosts; untimely remarks; an untimely death
If you describe an event as untimely, you mean that it happened earlier than it should, or sooner than you expected. His mother's untimely death had a catastrophic effect on him = premature
uncommonly early or before the expected time; "illness led to his premature death"; "alcohol brought him to an untimely end"
{s} premature; ill-timed, inopportune; unseasonable
You can describe something as untimely if it happens at an unsuitable time. an untimely visit from the milkman I am sure your readers would have seen the article as at best untimely. = ill-timed
too soon; in a premature manner; "I spoke prematurely"