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procrastination

[ proh-kras-tuh-ney-shuhn, pruh‐ ]
/ proʊˌkræs təˈneɪ ʃən, prə‐ /
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the act or habit of procrastinating, or putting off or delaying, especially something requiring immediate attention: She was smart, but her constant procrastination led her to be late with almost every assignment.

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