cunctation

noun
cunc·​ta·​tion | \ ˌkəŋ(k)-ˈtā-shən \

Definition of cunctation 

: delay

Other Words from cunctation

cunctative \ ˈkəŋ(k)-​ˌtā-​tiv , -​tə-​tiv \ adjective

First Known Use of cunctation

1585, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cunctation

Latin cunctation-, cunctatio, from cunctari to hesitate; akin to Sanskrit śaṅkate he wavers, Old English hangian to hang

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