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lateness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of lateness

  1. the quality or state of being late <we were unable to get into the movie due to our lateness in arriving> Synonyms belatedness, delinquency, tardiness Related Words dilatoriness, sluggishness Near Antonyms promptitude, promptness, punctuality Antonyms earliness, prematureness, prematurity




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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of "lateness"


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