mistimed


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mis·time

 (mĭs-tīm′)
tr.v. mis·timed, mis·tim·ing, mis·times
To time inaccurately or inappropriately; misjudge the timing of: The basketball team mistimed the final play and lost the game.

mistimed

(ˌmɪsˈtaɪmd)
adj
(of a comment, sporting move, or action) made or done at the wrong time
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mistimed

adjective inopportune, badly timed, inconvenient, untimely, ill-timed, unseasonable, unsynchronized a certain mistimed comment
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mistimed

a. inoportuno, fuera de tiempo.
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For a moment all were touched, and there was disposi- tion to deal mercifully with her, seeing that she was so young and friendless, and her case so piteous, and the law that robbed her of her support to blame as being the first and only cause of her transgression; but the prosecuting officer replied that whereas these things were all true, and most pitiful as well, still there was much small theft in these days, and mistimed mercy here would be a danger to property -- oh, my God, is there no property in ruined homes, and orphaned babes, and broken hearts that British law holds precious!
A brief address on those occasions would not be mistimed, wherein a judicious instructor would take the opportunity of referring to the sufferings of the primitive Christians; to the torments of martyrs; to the exhortations of our blessed Lord Himself, calling upon His disciples to take up their cross and follow Him; to His warnings that man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God; to His divine consolations, "If ye suffer hunger or thirst for My sake, happy are ye." Oh, madam, when you put bread and cheese, instead of burnt porridge, into these children's mouths, you may indeed feed their vile bodies, but you little think how you starve their immortal souls!"
The risks of unwanted and mistimed pregnancies were elevated significantly if the woman had smoked in the third trimester (relative risk, 1.3 for each), had received no prenatal care (2.7 and 1.8) or delayed care (1.4 and 1.8), had not breast-fed (1.3 and 1.4), had been physically abused (1.3 and 1.6), had a partner who had not wanted the pregnancy (1.4 and 2.0) or had a low-birth-weight baby (1.2 and 1.1).
The coastguard spokesman said the boy appeared to have mistimed his jump, landing on the rocks about 20ft below.
Moments later Hornsby was shown the red card as a result of his second yellow card for disputing a decision while Gamble saw red 20 minutes from time after a mistimed lunge on a Willenhall striker.
Any chance Ilkeston had of changing their fortunes against County was severely reduced by the 19th-minute dismissal of Emeka Nwadike for a mistimed challenge on Stuart James.
Inevitably, it was Tufnell's spin which did the damage as he provoked a mistimed drive to Simon Cook at long-on.
Was not the cancellation of the Marlborough Cup, announced yesterday, rather mistimed by Count Goess-Saurau?
Defender Ian Swan's mistimed header looped to Robert Elmes who fed Williams and he cracked the ball home in the 41st minute.
Indeed, most of Gardner's brushes with the law have been for mistimed tackles, something that goes with his territory.
"Arsenal are doing very well, the keeper gets sent off, they get the penalty - that for me is just reward, the keeper should stay on, he's just mistimed it by a fractio.
Croft (above) has played just 295 minutes since being told he had come "as close as you can to being paralysed" after making a mistimed tackle.