Definition of cunctation in English:

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Pronunciation: /kʌŋ(k)ˈteɪʃ(ə)n/


The action of delaying or putting off doing something.
Example sentences
  • We advise you practice no cunctation in preparing for your future.
  • There are some people who like to see you post next chapters without any vexing cunctations.
  • Fleury's cunctations were disgusting to the ardent mind.


Late 16th century: from Latin cunctatio(n-), from cunctari 'to delay': see -ation.

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