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noun as in belatedness


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The usual dilatoriness of Austria gave time for Vendme to take the initiative.

One of the causes of this dilatoriness was that neither side really desired peace.

When Congress will rise no mortal can tell—not from the quantity but dilatoriness of business.

But now his person was no longer in danger; and his natural inefficiency and dilatoriness returned.

The affair was dallied with, and inefficiency and dilatoriness prevailed everywhere.

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On this page you'll find 195 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dilatoriness, such as: delay, slowness, and tardiness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.