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synonyms for punctuality

  • preparation
  • promptness
  • steadiness
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How to use punctuality in a sentence

They make no such time as is currently reported on our side, and are by no means reliable for punctuality.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Punctuality is a mark of politeness, if your invitation states the hour at which your hostess will be ready to welcome you.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
The great reason for this was the want of punctuality in the payment of rates and taxes, and the partiality shown by collectors.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
By the punctuality of my replies, and the beauty of my hand-writing, judge what a fine conscience I must have!
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Legibility is the politeness of men of letters, as punctuality of kings and beggars.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
They believed it was responsible for the irregular attendance of many of the children, as well as the lack of punctuality.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
"She was praising me for punctuality; and then she said that you were punctual too," she explained cheerfully.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
Mrs. Walbridge started, for one o'clock was her lunch hour, and her husband was very particular about punctuality in others.
HAPPY HOUSEBETSEY RIDDLE, FREIFRAU VON HUTTEN ZUM STOLZENBERG
Habitual disregard of punctuality in the keeping of an engagement or a promise is a sort of dishonesty, in my opinion.
MILDRED'S INHERITANCEANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
Indeed, one finds oneself eagerly looking for an occasional lapse in this epic of punctuality.
HISTORIC FREDERICKSBURGJOHN T. GOOLRICK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PUNCTUALITY

  • alacrity
  • celerity
  • dispatch
  • expeditiousness
  • goodwill
  • haste
  • hurry
  • hustle
  • promptitude
  • promptness
  • punctuality
  • quickness
  • rapidity
  • readiness
  • swiftness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.