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noun as in readiness

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He added, “We still want to report behavior” — meaning punctuality and other parts of performance — but said it shouldn’t shape how a student is judged on a transcript.

Over the summer, he impressed current NBA players with his love for hard work and, oddly enough, with his punctuality.

Courtesy, kindness, and punctuality: the old Trot was adept at all the old bourgeois virtues.

They make no such time as is currently reported on our side, and are by no means reliable for punctuality.

Punctuality is a mark of politeness, if your invitation states the hour at which your hostess will be ready to welcome you.

The great reason for this was the want of punctuality in the payment of rates and taxes, and the partiality shown by collectors.

By the punctuality of my replies, and the beauty of my hand-writing, judge what a fine conscience I must have!

Legibility is the politeness of men of letters, as punctuality of kings and beggars.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to punctuality, such as: preparation, promptness, and steadiness.

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