What does the word untimely mean?

Usage examples for untimely

  1. The restoration of Canada to France in 1632 brought the operations of Kirke, Sir William Alexander, and their associates to an untimely end. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  2. Those old breadcrumbs cast upon the waters of love years before had washed ashore at a most untimely moment, thought he; but the audience had not reached the end to ponder on the writer's name. – Cupid's Middleman by Edward B. Lent