Seasonable vs Seasonal - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between seasonable and seasonal
is that seasonable
is opportune; occurring at an appropriate or suitable time while seasonal
is of, related to or reliant on a season or period of the year, especially with regard to weather characteristics.
As a noun seasonal is
anything that is seasonal, such as a financial trend, a product for sale, or an employee.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Opportune; occurring at an appropriate or suitable time.
Appropriate to the current season of the year.
- Thomas Salusbury (1662):' ''Nor is it '''seasonable to have to do with Hercules, whil'st he is enraged, and amongst the Furies.
*1886 , (Robert Louis Stevenson), (Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde)
*:It was a wild, cold, seasonable night of March, with a pale moon, lying on her back as though the wind had tilted her, and flying wrack of the most diaphanous and lawny texture.
(obsolete) Ephemeral; lasting for just one season.
(obsolete) In season (said of game when it is legal to be hunted and killed).
(obsolete) Well-seasoned; matured (e.g. timber).
- The temperature outside was quite seaonable , neither warmer nor colder than I had expected.
Of, related to or reliant on a season or period of the year, especially with regard to weather characteristics.
:It is a seasonal swimming pool.
* seasonal affective disorder
Anything that is seasonal, such as a financial trend, a product for sale, or an employee.