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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. procrastination

    Synonyms:
    dilatoriness, delay

    Antonyms:
    timeliness, punctuality, promptitude, alacrity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. procrastination, cunctation, shillyshallynoun

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

    Synonyms:
    dilatoriness, cunctation, shillyshally

  2. dilatoriness, procrastinationnoun

    slowness as a consequence of not getting around to it

    Synonyms:
    dilatoriness, cunctation, shillyshally

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. procrastinationnoun

    Synonyms:
    dilatoriness, putting off, delay, tardiness, slowness

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How to use procrastination in a sentence?

  1. Christopher Parker:

    Procrastination is like a credit card it's a lot of fun until you get the bill.

  2. Nicki Ley:

    Procrastination is self-induced torture, often void of physical agony. It still hurts.

  3. Tim Pychyl:

    Guilt is the No. 1 emotion correlated with procrastination.

  4. Edward Young:

    Procrastination is the thief of time: Year after year it steals, till all are fled, and to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene.

  5. Author Unknown:

    Procrastination is the grave in which opportunity is buried.

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