belatedly belatedly  /bɪ ˈleɪ təd li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) later than usual or than expected

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. This has been a terrible thing: Presidents need to be thinking past the horizon, as Jimmy Carter belatedly proved.
  2. She came off as unapologetic and defiant, apologizing only belatedly for each infraction.
  3. It's the second part of the contract, belatedly revealed to him, that shatters his composure.

News

  1. Feds belatedly send $67M to 15 states for diaster relief

    DENVER -- The federal government on Monday belatedly sent $67 million in disaster relief to 15 states, with the biggest share going to Colorado to help recovery from last year's devastating wildfires.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Boulder Daily Camera

  2. Feds belatedly send $67M in disaster funds to Utah, Colorado, other states

    The federal government on Monday belatedly sent $67 million in disaster relief to 15 states.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Deseret News

  3. Feds belatedly send $67 million in disaster funds

    DENVER (AP) — The federal government on Monday belatedly sent $67 million in disaster relief to 15 states, with the biggest share going to Colorado to help recovery from last year's devastating wildfires.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  1. "When this country belatedly recognized the wrongs of slavery there were those who dug in their heels and said, 'Slow down, it's too early. Let's wait. Things aren't bad enough'; When this body was on the verge of guaranteeing equal civil rights to...
    on Dec 10, 2009 By: Harry Reid Source: Seattle Times

  2. But shadow defence secretary Liam Fox said: "We have been complaining for a long time that these operations are under-resourced. It appears that this is something the Government seems to belatedly recognise only now."
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Liam Fox Source: ic SouthLondon.co.uk

  3. "The very same campaign strategy that has belatedly mobilized the Republican core has alienated and offended the great national middle, which was the only place where the 2008 election could have been won," Frum wrote.
    on Oct 29, 2008 By: David Frum Source: FOXNews

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