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  • as inslow
  • as inslow-footed
  • as inslow-going
  • as inslow-paced

synonyms for postponing

  • easy
  • gradual
  • heavy
  • lackadaisical
  • leisurely
  • lethargic
  • moderate
  • passive
  • quiet
  • reluctant
  • sluggish
  • stagnant
  • crawling
  • creeping
  • dawdling
  • delaying
  • deliberate
  • disinclined
  • idle
  • lagging
  • loitering
  • measured
  • plodding
  • procrastinating
  • slack
  • apathetic
  • bit-by-bit
  • dilatory
  • dreamy
  • drowsy
  • imperceptible
  • inactive
  • indolent
  • inert
  • laggard
  • leaden
  • listless
  • negligent
  • phlegmatic
  • ponderous
  • remiss
  • sleepy
  • slothful
  • slow-moving
  • snaillike
  • supine
  • tardy
  • torpid
  • tortoiselike

antonyms for postponing

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  • active
  • complex
  • complicated
  • energetic
  • enthusiastic
  • intricate
  • lively
  • moving
  • busy
  • cognizant
  • fast
  • hurried
  • intelligent
  • on time
  • quick
  • rapid
  • ready
  • smart
  • waiting
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        How to use postponing in a sentence

        The SEC is dealing with outbreaks at several programs, and 10 Football Bowl Subdivision games were either canceled or postponed this past week.
        NAVY HAS SECOND CONSECUTIVE GAME POSTPONED BECAUSE OF CORONAVIRUSKAREEM COPELANDNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        If football season had been postponed, the Big Ten’s 14 affiliates would’ve each lost some $100 million in revenue.
        FOOTBALL IS BACK IN HAPPY VALLEY. THE CORONAVIRUS NEVER LEFT.KENT BABBOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        Lynn said he was not aware of any consideration being given to postponing Sunday’s game.
        GIANTS AND CHARGERS PLAYERS TEST POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUSMARK MASKEOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        They griped in August, when the Big Ten initially announced it was postponing its football season.
        NEBRASKA FOOTBALL IS AIRING ITS GRIEVANCES AGAINST THE BIG TEN, OVER AND OVER AND OVERMATT BONESTEELOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        The Boston Marathon announced Wednesday that it is postponing its 2021 race, the 125th in the event’s history, to at least autumn of that year.
        BOSTON MARATHON POSTPONED TO AN ALREADY BUSY FALL 2021 RACE CALENDARDES BIELEROCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        With the coronavirus cases rising in most of the country, expect more games to be postponed or canceled.
        THIS STRANGE COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON COULD HAVE LASTING EFFECTSFRED BOWENOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        Even asylum-seekers who were already enrolled in the Migration Protection Protocols program, which required them to wait in Mexico, are now indefinitely stuck as their court hearings get postponed due to the pandemic.
        BORDER REPORT: THE ASYLUM PROCESS IS IN LIMBOMAYA SRIKRISHNANOCTOBER 19, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
        Then one month after the All-Star weekend, just before the Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder were about to tip off, the game was postponed.
        WHAT BUSINESS CAN LEARN FROM THE NBA BUBBLEBETH KOWITTOCTOBER 19, 2020FORTUNE
        Globally, festivals have had to postpone or cancel plans for 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
        GOING TO A FESTIVAL … AND GONNA GET MARRIEDJOSHUA EFERIGHEOCTOBER 16, 2020OZY
        That uncertainty was amplified this week with multiple college football games set for this Saturday being postponed.
        TV SPORTS ADVERTISERS GRAPPLE WITH NFL, COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESCHEDULING GAMESTIM PETERSONOCTOBER 16, 2020DIGIDAY
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