"ex tempore" (Latin)

by Craig Shrives

What does the Latin term ex tempore mean?

"Ex tempore" is a Latin term that means "on the spur of the moment" or "without prior preparation." It refers to something done or spoken extemporaneously, without rehearsing or planning in advance.

Examples in Sentences

Here are three example sentences using the term "ex tempore":
  • The speaker delivered an inspiring speech ex tempore, captivating the audience with their spontaneous words.
  • The musician played a beautiful melody ex tempore, improvising with skill and creativity.
  • During the question-and-answer session, the expert answered inquiries ex tempore, demonstrating their deep knowledge of the subject matter.
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