|part of speech:
||done, occurring, or born before the required or expected time; too soon.
Premature infants often require medical care.Until the results of the election are clear, it is premature to celebrate.
- similar words:
- hasty, ill-timed, inopportune, precipitate, rudimentary, untimely
||prematurely (adv.), prematureness (n.), prematurity (n.)