Antonyms of adj forthcoming

3 senses of forthcoming

Sense 1
extroverted, forthcoming, outgoing -- (at ease in talking to others)

INDIRECT (VIA sociable) -> unsociable -- (not inclined to society or companionship; "an unsociable nature...shy and reserved"; "generally unsociable except with intimate friends"; "unsociable behavior"; "an unsociable neighborhood")

Sense 2
approaching, coming (prenominal), forthcoming, upcoming -- (of the relatively near future; "the approaching election"; "this coming Thursday"; "the forthcoming holidays"; "the upcoming spring fashions")

INDIRECT (VIA present, future) -> past -- (earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year")
INDIRECT (VIA future, past) -> present -- (temporal sense; intermediate between past and future; now existing or happening or in consideration; "the present leader"; "articles for present use"; "the present topic"; "the present system"; "present observations")

Sense 3
forthcoming -- (available when required or as promised; "federal funds were not forthcoming")

INDIRECT (VIA available) -> unavailable -- (not available or accessible or at hand; "fresh milk was unavailable during the emergency"; "his secretary said he was unavailable for comment")

Similarity of adj forthcoming

3 senses of forthcoming

Sense 1
extroverted, forthcoming, outgoing -- (at ease in talking to others)
       => sociable (vs. unsociable) -- (inclined to or conducive to companionship with others; "a sociable occasion"; "enjoyed a sociable chat"; "a sociable conversation"; "Americans are sociable and gregarious")

Sense 2
approaching, coming (prenominal), forthcoming, upcoming -- (of the relatively near future; "the approaching election"; "this coming Thursday"; "the forthcoming holidays"; "the upcoming spring fashions")
       => future (vs. past) (vs. present) -- (yet to be or coming; "some future historian will evaluate him")

Sense 3
forthcoming -- (available when required or as promised; "federal funds were not forthcoming")
       => available (vs. unavailable) -- (obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service; "kept a fire extinguisher available"; "much information is available through computers"; "available in many colors"; "the list of available candidates is unusually long")

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