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Synonyms for premature
ˌpri məˈtʃʊər, -ˈtʊər, -ˈtyʊər; esp. Brit. ˌprɛm ə-pre·ma·ture

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. premature

    hasty, crude, unauthenticated, untimely, precocious, precipitate, too early, rash, unseasonable

    ripe, timely, seasonable, opportune

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prematureadjective

    born after a gestation period of less than the normal time

    "a premature infant"

    previous(p), untimely

    late, middle, full-term

  2. previous(p), prematureadjective

    too soon or too hasty

    "our condemnation of him was a bit previous"; "a premature judgment"

    full-term, middle, late

  3. premature, untimelyadjective

    uncommonly early or before the expected time

    "illness led to his premature death"; "alcohol brought him to an untimely end"

    previous(p), ill-timed, untimely, wrong, unseasonable

    late, middle, full-term

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prematureadjective

    precocious, too forward, ripe too soon

  2. prematureadjective

    unseasonable, too early

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  1. Todd Harrison:

    It is true that military equipment becomes obsolete over time, but it is premature to say that The F-35 is becoming obsolete. The F-35 is still, by many standards, the most advanced fighter jet in the world, obsolescence in military equipment depends on a number of factors, such as what military missions it is intended to support, the threats posed by adversaries, and the availability of other military equipment that can perform the same missions. A piece of equipment that is obsolete for one nation may be perfectly suited for another nation.

  2. Deputy Public Defender Eric Quandt:

    It's completely premature to be talking about the facts as alleged.

  3. Michael Cabbage:

    It probably is a bit premature to say 2014 will be the warmest year on record.

  4. Harold Wimmer:

    The nation has known for some time that long-term exposure to particle pollution can worsen symptoms of lung disease, increase susceptibility to lung infection, trigger heart attack and stroke, and can even cause lung cancer and premature death, this new research from Harvard University now links particle pollution exposure to a dramatically higher death rate from Covid-19.

  5. The FBI:

    It would be irresponsible and premature for me to call this terrorism, the FBI defines terrorism very specifically, and that is the big question for us: What is the motivation for this?

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