Associations to the word «Premature»


PREMATURE, adjective. Occurring before a state of readiness or maturity has arrived.
PREMATURE, adjective. Taking place earlier than anticipated, prepared for, or desired.
PREMATURE, adjective. (informal) Suffering from premature ejaculation.
PREMATURE ANTIFASCIST, noun. (US) (often pejorative) One who opposed fascism at a time when the United States government was still on relatively friendly terms with fascist Italy and (to a lesser extent) Nazi Germany, especially a supporter of the Second Spanish Republic in the Spanish Civil War.
PREMATURE BIRTH, noun. The birth of an infant prior to the completion of its prenatal development.
PREMATURE BIRTH, noun. (medicine): Childbirth occurring earlier than 37 completed weeks of gestation, but later than 20th week, which is regarded a miscarriage.
PREMATURE BIRTHS, noun. Plural of premature birth
PREMATURE EJACULATION, noun. The occurrence of male orgasm too quickly during intercourse
PREMATURE EJACULATIONS, noun. Plural of premature ejaculation

Dictionary definition

PREMATURE, adjective. Born after a gestation period of less than the normal time; "a premature infant".
PREMATURE, adjective. Too soon or too hasty; "our condemnation of him was a bit previous"; "a premature judgment".
PREMATURE, adjective. Uncommonly early or before the expected time; "illness led to his premature death"; "alcohol brought him to an untimely end".

Wise words

Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?