Meaning: too soon; in a premature manner; "I spoke prematurely"
Meaning: (of childbirth) before the end of the normal period of gestation; "the child was born prematurely"
His purposes are seasonably planted, and they bloom and bring forth fruit, which does not fall prematurely to the ground.
Whilst many are sacrificed for lack of necessary attendance, there are thousands who perish prematurely from overdoses of kindness.
If the trick was discovered prematurely, it was called letting the cat out of the bag--if not--he that made the bad bargain was said to have bought a pig in a poke.
She wore her prematurely white hair in a tall pompadour, and this with the rich velvets she affected, ample and long, made her look like a French marquise of the eighteenth century, stepped down from the canvas.
Perhaps if he had been maintained at the national expense to do that for which he was preternaturally fitted, he might have worn himself out prematurely; whereas by giving him routine work the scientific world got the benefit of his matured wisdom and experience.
We pulled easily, by Silver's directions, not to weary the hands prematurely, and after quite a long passage, landed at the mouth of the second river--that which runs down a woody cleft of the Spy-glass. Thence, bending to our left, we began to ascend the slope towards the plateau.