[ proh-kras-tuh-ney-shuhn, pruh‐ ]
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  1. 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.

Origin of procrastination

First recorded in 1540–50; from Latin prōcrāstinātiōn-, stem of prōcrāstinātiō “a putting off until tomorrow,” equivalent to prōcrāstināt(us), past participle of prōcrāstināre “to put off until tomorrow” + -iō -ion; see procrastinate

Words Nearby procrastination Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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