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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: Delay; procrastination; tardiness.
From Latin cunctari (to hesitate, delay). Earliest documented use: 1585.
“By postponement, we gain peace today. Have we anything to lose by it? Our capacity for cunctation is one of our most powerful and characteristic national weapons.”
John Maynard Keynes; The Essential Keynes; Penguin Classics; 2016.
See more usage examples of cunctation in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:To move freely you must be deeply rooted. -Bella Lewitzky, dancer (13 Jan 1916-2004)