What is the opposite of timely?

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Opposite of at the right or an appropriate time
“The April festival has been sunk by an ill-timed deluge of rain.”
Opposite of done without delay, or with speed
“He walked away to check on the doctor's availability and got a delayed response.”
Opposite of completed or done with efficiency and speed
“I deserve an overdue apology and demand to know what transpired 5 years ago!”
Opposite of appropriate or suitable in the circumstances
Opposite of auspicious or favorable
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“I was in an unfortunate position of letting go of some really good people who didn't deserve to lose their jobs.”
Opposite of fitting in well with a person's needs, activities, and plans
“This is a highly inconvenient time for me to be discussing this issue.”
Opposite of showing the signs of future success
Opposite of beneficial or being of advantage in a given circumstance
Opposite of given or done without hesitation
“I was hesitant about watching a movie that featured a rock star as its main player.”
Opposite of of or relating to current affairs
Opposite of very pleasing due to being much needed or desired
“He delivered some unpleasant news that he flunked his exam, much to the chagrin of his parents.”
Opposite of reliable and unfailing
“Your lack of empathy is a testament to your flawed virtue, of which you should be ashamed.”
Opposite of significant in importance or esteem
“No offense, but your useless opinion on this matter isn't really required.”
(archaic) Opposite of received or experienced with gratitude
“Our rest was disturbed by an unwelcome banging on the door.”
Opposite of offering or producing the greatest advantage
“The worst thing you can do right now is to do nothing.”
Opposite of relevantly, suitably
Opposite of prior to the expected time
Opposite of at exactly the right moment or in the right way
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