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inopportune

adjective
     
in‧op‧por‧tune formal
1 an inopportune moment or time is not suitable or good for something [≠ opportune]:
I'm afraid you've called at rather an inopportune moment.
2 happening at an unsuitable or bad time:
an inopportune visit

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