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procrastination

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of postponing, delaying or putting off, especially out of habitual carelessness or laziness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or habit of procrastinating, or putting off to a future time; delay; dilatoriness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or habit of procrastinating; a putting off to a future time; delay; dilatoriness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

Etymologies

From Latin prōcrāstinātiō, from prōcrāstinō ("procrastinate"), from prō + crāstinus ("of tomorrow"), from crās ("tomorrow"). (Wiktionary)

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  • tomorrow...dat after tomorrow...next week n so on...

    February 24, 2010

  • This is what I've been doing on my Wordnik API project.. don't worry, starting now..

    February 17, 2010

  • Little "p" procrastination is what mothers have warned their children of for centuries, leading the kids to read blogs and waste their time leaving comments about big "P" Procrastination and little "p" procrastination. Go on, watch that Procrastination video on YouTube one more time. You know you want to watch: " link

    November 13, 2009

  • Procrastination is checking Ze Frank's blog and finding this video he liked up on YouTube: procrastination

    November 13, 2009

  • My advice is, never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.
    -Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

    July 28, 2009

  • I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done.
    -Steven Wright

    July 26, 2009

  • Nah. You should wait to erase it. I mean, it isn't like it's going anywhere.

    May 2, 2009

  • Wait, wait, wait. Haven't you guys ever heard of National On-Hold Month? Geez.

    And just so you know, I was going to post this message the other day, but I didn't get to it until now. In fact, I feel like it's so early that I may just erase it and wait until later to post it.

    May 1, 2009

  • The People of Procrastistan.

    April 26, 2009

  • Whoa, whoa, bilby! Slow down! Jeez, what's the rush?

    April 25, 2009

  • Dontcry's right. We can revisit the issue of setting an agenda item to discuss a start date for consideration of the temporary listing at the end of summer. If that's not rushing things.

    April 25, 2009

  • If it's May already you might as well wait until summer is over -- it's such a busy time anyway.

    April 25, 2009

  • Maybe May may be a good time to start procrastinating.

    April 25, 2009

  • Yea. May be next week.

    April 25, 2009

  • Next weekend, yes. But is bilby really planning to do some work during the weekend?

    April 24, 2009

  • Isn't May next week? Or did someone postpone it?

    April 24, 2009

  • Next week?! The world isn't gonna blow up if you wait until May.

    April 24, 2009

  • We can't possibly both do it tomorrow. We'll have to do it next week then.

    April 24, 2009

  • Funny, I was going to start some tomorrow.

    April 24, 2009

  • It's on my list of words to consider listing tomorrow.

    April 24, 2009

  • Bilby, weren't you going to list this?

    April 24, 2009