Definition of Tardiness

1. Noun. The quality or habit of not adhering to a correct or usual or expected time.

Generic synonyms: Timing
Antonyms: Punctuality
Derivative terms: Tardy



Definition of Tardiness

1. n. The quality or state of being tardy.

Definition of Tardiness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being tardy. ¹

2. Noun. The result or product of being tardy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tardiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tardiness

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Literary usage of Tardiness

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1. Public School Methods (1916)
"Tardiness and Absence. Children who are thoroughly interested in their ... However, both absence and tardiness sometimes occur even among such pupils. ..."

2. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"When Charnier asked Goldsmith if he meant tardiness of locomotion by the word ... Johnson immediately cried out, " No, sir, you do not mean tardiness of ..."

3. The Ohio Educational Monthly: A Journal of School and Home Education by Ohio State Teachers Association (1870)
"My attention lias been called to the subject of school tardiness by a letter in the last Monthly, written by WS Hayden, Superintendent of the Public Schools ..."

4. A Manual of Common School Law by Charles William Bardeen (1896)
"CHAPTER VI ABSENCE AND Tardiness Trustees have authority to make and to ... Tardiness is among the most serious obstacles to successful discipline and ..."

5. The Indiana School Journal by Indiana State Teachers Association (1894)
"A CURE FOR Tardiness. I have a cure for tardiness which I have tried, ... During the first month I had two cases of tardiness; the second, one, ..."

6. Classroom Management: Its Principles and Technique by William Chandler Bagley (1907)
"Where this plan is followed, technical tardiness (arrival after the tardy ... In general, the question of tardiness is least troublesome where there is a ..."

7. Ohio Educational Monthly by Ohio Education Association (1887)
"Total prevention of tardiness, like that of whispering, is a thing which ... Still, the evil effects of tardiness, upon both the individual pupil and the ..."

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