- the quality or state of being punctual.
- strict observance in keeping engagements; promptness.
Origin of punctuality
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Examples from the Web for punctuality
Over the summer, he impressed current NBA players with his love for hard work and, oddly enough, with his punctuality.Shaq, Year One
Charles P. Pierce
May 24, 2014
Courtesy, kindness, and punctuality: the old Trot was adept at all the old bourgeois virtues.Christopher Hitchens: A Young Contrarian Salutes Him
December 18, 2011
A proper consideration of the value of time, will also inspire habits of punctuality.Self-Help
Obedience, neatness, punctuality do not thrive in such an atmosphere.The Negro Farmer
"Charmed to find you know the merit of punctuality," said he.A Day's Ride
Charles James Lever
Punctuality, cleanliness, and order are the soldier's three graces.
If there was any merit in the sketch, it must be owing to its punctuality.The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1
Word Origin and History for punctuality
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper