The action of delaying or putting off doing something.
More example sentences
- Celerity ought to be contempered with cunctation.
- Our capacity for cunctation is one of our most powerful and characteristic weapons.
- Fleury's cunctations were disgusting to the ardent mind.
late 16th century: from Latin cunctatio(n-), from cunctari 'to delay': see -ation.
More definitions of cunctationDefinition of cunctation in:
- The US English dictionary