The action of delaying or putting off doing something.
- 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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