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- n. The state or quality of being dilatory.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being dilatory; lateness; slowness; tardiness; sluggishness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being dilatory; slowness in action; delay in proceeding; tardiness; procrastination.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. slowness as a consequence of not getting around to it
dilatory + -ness (Wiktionary)