inopportune moment

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inopportune moment

An unfortunate or inconvenient moment in time. I'm afraid you've caught me at an inopportune moment, as I'm just about to leave for the airport.
See also: moment
References in classic literature ?
But that perversity, which all children have more or less of, and of which little Pearl had a tenfold portion, now, at the most inopportune moment, took thorough possession of her, and closed her lips, or impelled her to speak words amiss.
It seemed a strangely inopportune moment for a proud member of a proud race to unbend in casual conversation with a captor.
The devil that lived in the brandy prompted Dirkovitch at this extremely inopportune moment to make a speech.
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This free application is designed to save a mobile user from that dreaded unpleasant situation -- when their phone battery starts getting low at the most inopportune moment.
HULL suffered a first home defeat under Marco Silva at the most inopportune moment as their survival bid was hampered by relegated Sunderland.
Mr Kaye, who can only swim breaststroke, also had another shocking experience approaching Folkestone when the Royal Navy picked an inopportune moment to blow up an old wreck as he passed nearby.
Nahki Wells' goal on the stroke of half-time - the second time in consecutive weeks United had conceded at that inopportune moment - brought a worrying half to a fitting conclusion.
Eddy's trusty secretary Bubble (Jane Horrocks) vanishes at the most inopportune moment so the despondent duo are forced to go on the run.
Eddy's trusty secretary Bubble (Jane Horrocks) vanishes at the most inopportune moment, so the despondent duo are forced to go on the run.
An inopportune moment, then, to have taken a slurp of coffee, which went a-spluttering.
The storm could hardly have come at a more inopportune moment for Doncaster who, earlier in the afternoon, had been trumpeting a new PS200,000 League Cup sponsorship deal with energy firm Utilita while also confirming the entire competition will be revamped in time for the start of next season.
In this case, readers encounter two unexpected wedding guests, including the farm's first bull, Choo-Choo, who nearly crashes the wedding at the most inopportune moment.
He launched himself from a standing start on a South Cave slip road 45 minutes later than planned after the Highways Agency chose an inopportune moment to cone off one westbound lane in order to fix a street light that had been struck in a Friday night collision.
This hack comes at particularly inopportune moment for Apple, just when the company is on the verge of revealing its new iPhone and a version update to iOS, its mobile OS, in the form of iOS 8.