Definition of extemporaneous in English:

extemporaneous

Syllabification: ex·tem·po·ra·ne·ous
Pronunciation: /ikˌstempəˈrānēəs
 
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adjective

  • Spoken or done without preparation: an extemporaneous speech
    More example sentences
    • In the old days, legislators delivered long-winded, convoluted, extemporaneous speeches from the floor.
    • When pressed for some favorite locations, Murdoch begins a long litany that is both incredibly informed and casually extemporaneous.
    • The manuscript should resemble an extemporaneous speech with short, relatively simple sentences and paragraphs, personal pronouns and occasional colloquialisms.

Derivatives

extemporaneously

adverb
More example sentences
  • It's pretty common to make this sort of error when one says something extemporaneously; as I've said before, just read some transcripts some time.
  • She arrived to an enthusiastic ovation and spoke, as she almost always does, quite extemporaneously.
  • I'm going to pose to each of them a question to which they will respond extemporaneously - no PowerPoint presentations, no viewgraphs.

extemporaneousness

noun

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