adjective see cunctation

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  • Cunctative — Cunc ta*tive (k?nk t? t?v), a. Slow; tardy; dilatory; causing delay. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cunctative — index indolent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • cunctative — See cunctation. * * * …   Universalium

  • cunctative — adjective Inclined to delay …   Wiktionary

  • cunctative — cunctāˈtious, cuncˈtative or cuncˈtatory adjective Inclined to delay or procrastinate • • • Main Entry: ↑cunctator …   Useful english dictionary

  • cunctation — noun Etymology: Latin cunctation , cunctatio, from cunctari to hesitate; akin to Sanskrit śaṅkate he wavers, Old English hangian to hang Date: 1585 delay • cunctative adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Dmitry Senyavin — Dmitry Nikolayevich Senyavin Dmitry Senyavin Born August 17, 1763(1763 08 17) Borovsk, Kaluga Oblast …   Wikipedia

  • cunctation — cunctatious, cunctatory /kungk teuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, cunctative /kungk teuh tiv/, adj. /kungk tay sheuhn/, n. delay; tardiness. [1575 85; < L cunctation (s. of cunctatio) delay, equiv. to cunctat(us) (ptp. of cunctari to delay) + ion ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • indolent — I adjective apathetic, cunctative, deses, dilatory, idle, ignavus, inactive, indifferent, indisposed to action, iners, lackadaisical, lacking vigor, laggard, languid, lax, lazy, leaden, lethargic, listless, loafing, motionless, negligent, otiose …   Law dictionary

  • late — adj 1. tardy, behind, behind time or schedule, not on time, unpunctual; overdue, past due; slow, pro crastinative, procrastinatory, dilatory, delaying, cunc tation, cunctatory, Rare. cunctative. 2. prolonged, protracted, extended, drawn out,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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