Definition of cunctation in English:

cunctation

Syllabification: cunc·ta·tion
Pronunciation: /kəNGkˈtāSHən
 
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noun

The action or an instance of delaying; tardy action.
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.

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