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Synonyms and Antonyms of behindhand

  1. not arriving, occurring, or settled at the due, usual, or proper time <the response was behindhand, just like everything else the company did> Synonyms behind, late, belated, delinquent, latish, overdue, tardyRelated Words delayed, detained, postponed; dallying, dawdling, dilatory, dillydallying, dragging, laggard, lagging, poky (or pokey), slow, sluggish, unhurriedNear Antonyms opportune, seasonable, timely; prompt, punctualAntonyms early, inopportune, precocious, premature, unseasonable, untimely

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