Definition of Cunctation

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

Exact synonyms: Procrastination, Shillyshally
Generic synonyms: Delay, Holdup
Derivative terms: Procrastinate, Shillyshally



Definition of Cunctation

1. n. Delay; procrastination.

Definition of Cunctation

1. Noun. (obsolete) Delay, hesitation, procrastination. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cunctation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cunctation

cumulonimbus cloud
cumulonimbuses
cumulose
cumulostratus
cumulous
cumulus
cumulus cloud
cumulus oophorus
cumulus ovaricus
cumyl
cumylic
cumyls
cunabula
cunctation (current term)
cunctations
cunctative
cunctator
cunctators
cunctatory
cunctipotent
cundies
cundum
cundums
cundurango
cundy
cuneal
cuneate
cuneate fasciculus

Literary usage of Cunctation

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1. German Atrocities, Their Nature and Philosophy: Studies in Belgium and by Samuel Whitaker Pennypacker, Newell Dwight Hillis (1918)
"cunctation." He went back to the city, hunted up his dictionary and wrote two or three columns, and the paper has not yet entirely recovered from the shock. ..."

2. The Autobiography of a Pennsylvanian by Samuel Whitaker Pennypacker (1918)
"cunctation." He went back to the city, hunted up his dictionary and wrote two or three columns, and the paper has not yet entirely recovered from the shock. ..."

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