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synonyms for behindhand

  • last-minute
  • slow
  • backward
  • behind
  • behind time
  • belated
  • blown
  • delayed
  • dilatory
  • eleventh-hour
  • gone
  • held up
  • hung up
  • in a bind
  • in the lurch
  • jammed
  • lagging
  • missed the boat
  • out of luck
  • overdue
  • postponed
  • put off
  • remiss
  • stayed
  • strapped
  • tardy
  • too late
  • unpunctual
  • blind
  • careless
  • coarse
  • crude
  • delinquent
  • derelict
  • heedless
  • inadvertent
  • inattentive
  • inconsiderate
  • insensitive
  • lax
  • listless
  • mindless
  • neglectful
  • negligent
  • rash
  • reckless
  • remiss
  • rude
  • slack
  • unfeeling
  • unheeding
  • uninterested
  • unmindful
  • disregarding
  • deaf
  • nonobservant
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antonyms for behindhand

MOST RELEVANT
  • antique
  • early
  • live
  • old
  • old-fashioned
  • on time
  • prompt
  • punctual
  • tight
  • strict
  • severe
  • hard
  • concerned
  • caring
  • attentive
  • rigid
  • mindful
  • careful
  • smart
  • waiting
  • ready
  • quick
  • fast
  • busy
  • active
  • bright
  • wild
  • violent
  • intelligent
  • cognizant
  • on time
  • rapid
  • hurried
  • lively
  • interesting
  • exciting
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      How to use behindhand in a sentence

      They open a winter school, where students who are behindhand may make up deficiencies.
      THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
      So Claude Haton, who is rarely behindhand in such matters, makes the Protestants lose fifteen thousand or sixteen thousand men.
      HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
      I have constantly observed that the generality of people are fifty years, at least, behindhand in their politics.
      THOUGHTS ON THE PRESENT DISCONTENTSEDMUND BURKE
      And their assembled friends being not a bit behindhand, roared out lustily.
      A BUDGET OF CHRISTMAS TALES BY CHARLES DICKENS AND OTHERSVARIOUS
      I turn out with alacrity, and am not behindhand in dressing; besides, I have only to put on my flannels.
      THE STORY OF THE "BRITANNIA"E. P. STATHAM
      Epimetheus marks this battery on his Plan; and is wise behindhand, at a cheap rate.
      HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XVII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
      My studies have lately kept me away from the track of my husband's researches, and I feel behindhand in my wifely sympathies.
      GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. III (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
      I have constantly observed, that the generality of people are fifty years, at least, behindhand in their politics.
      THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. I. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
      Nor were the men from the Danish ships behindhand in that matter, for they too would welcome Lodbrok's friends.
      WULFRIC THE WEAPON THANECHARLES W. WHISTLER
      Though Eve was the first to taste the apple, Adam had no intention of being behindhand.
      LAZY THOUGHTS OF A LAZY GIRLJENNY WREN
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      WORDS RELATED TO BEHINDHAND

      • backward
      • behind schedule
      • behind time
      • behindhand
      • belated
      • delayed
      • dilatory
      • have to play catch up
      • in arrears
      • laggard
      • overdue
      • slow
      • sluggish
      • tardy
      • backward
      • behindhand
      • dallying
      • delaying
      • deliberate
      • laggard
      • late
      • lax
      • lazy
      • leisurely
      • lingering
      • loitering
      • moratory
      • neglectful
      • negligent
      • putting off
      • remiss
      • slack
      • slow
      • sluggish
      • snail-like
      • tardy
      • time-wasting
      • unhasty
      • unhurried
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