Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being tardy. Slowness of motion or action.
- n. uncountable The state or quality of being tardy.
- n. countable The result or product of being tardy.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality or state of being tardy.
- n. the quality or habit of not adhering to a correct or usual or expected time
- From tardy + -ness (Wiktionary)
“Culture plays a significant factor in how "tardiness" is viewed.”
“Some people were raised in cultures where tardiness is tolerated.”
“Seeing as they have the time on it, tardiness is obviously not a knowledge thing.”
“The Press Secretary's tardiness is simply uncalled for!”
“In social situations, this tardiness is usually learned the hard way by foreigners.”
“Finally, just because PJP needs a light doesn’t mean that the rest of C’ville need pay the price in tardiness/late arrivals to work due to the backups it causes.”
“But the House Ethics Committee is expanding its investigation into Rangel's so-called tardiness in disclosing his true financial records.”
“So certain was she of his object in coming that his tardiness was a trifle ruffling.”
“The Noa-Noa was overdue from New Zealand, by way of Raratonga, and her tardiness was the chief subject of conversation at our first meeting.”
“Is she one of the unreliable sort -- a little addicted to tardiness, that is?”
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