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PROCRASTINATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does procrastination mean? 

PROCRASTINATION (noun)
  The noun PROCRASTINATION has 2 senses:

1. the act of procrastinating; putting off or delaying or defering an action to a later time
2. slowness as a consequence of not getting around to it

  Familiarity information: PROCRASTINATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROCRASTINATION (noun)


Sense 1procrastination [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of procrastinating; putting off or delaying or defering an action to a later time

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

cunctation; procrastination; shillyshally

Hypernyms ("procrastination" is a kind of...):

delay; holdup (the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time)


Sense 2procrastination [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Slowness as a consequence of not getting around to it

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

dilatoriness; procrastination

Hypernyms ("procrastination" is a kind of...):

deliberateness; deliberation; slowness; unhurriedness (a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry)


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