Synonyms and related words:
afterlife, anachronism, antedating, anticipation, brand-newness, callowness, dewiness, earliness, following, freshness, future time, gloss of novelty, greenness, hangover, historical error, immaturity, impropriety, inappropriateness, inauspiciousness, inconvenience, inexpedience, infelicity, inopportuneness, inopportunity, intactness, intempestivity, interruption, intrusion, irrelevance, maidenhood, metachronism, mint condition, misdate, misdating, mistiming, newbornness, newfangledness, newfangleness, newness, next life, novelness, novelty, nowness, originality, parachronism, postdate, postdating, posteriority, prematurity, presentness, pristineness, prochronism, prolepsis, provenience, rawness, recency, recentness, remainder, sequence, strangeness, subsequence, succession, supervenience, supervention, tardiness, uncommonness, unfamiliarity, unfavorableness, unfitness, unfittingness, unfortunateness, unpropitiousness, unpunctuality, unripeness, unseasonableness, unsuitability, untimeliness, unusualness, virginity, wrongness

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Lateness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Lateness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 1 =>{ant,132,} lateness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 tardiness tardiness &c.(slowness) 275 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 delay delay delation Sgm: N 2 cunctation …   English dictionary for students

  • lateness — noun /ˈleɪt.nɪs,ˈleɪt.nəs/ The property of being late His chronic lateness will cost him a promotion if not his job …   Wiktionary

  • lateness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Coming after the expected time Nouns 1. lateness, tardiness, slowness, unpunctuality; delay, procrastination, deferring, deferment, postponement, adjournment, prorogation, retardation, respite;… …   English dictionary for students

  • lateness — late ► ADJECTIVE 1) acting, arriving, or happening after the proper or usual time. 2) belonging or taking place far on in a particular time or period. 3) far on in the day or night. 4) (the/one s late) (of a person) no longer alive. 5) (the/one s …   English terms dictionary

  • lateness — noun see late I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lateness — See late. * * * …   Universalium

  • lateness — late·ness || leɪtnɪs n. quality of being late, tardiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lateness — n 1. tardiness, unpunctuality, unpunctu alness; slowness, laggardness, lagging, loitering, lingering, tarrying, dallying, dilly dallying, dawdling, hanging back. 2. delay, cunctation, procrastination, dilatoriness, procrastinativeness;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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