dilatoriness dilatoriness

Definition(s):

  • (n) slowness as a consequence of not getting around to it

Usage(s):

  1. Popular Premier Venizelos knew what most Greeks in the Middle East urgently wanted: an end to the old Tsouderos cabinet's dilatoriness, a broadened government capable of .
  2. But Chungking reported last week that Soviet dilatoriness had "much affected" the feasibility of the landing.
  3. The Court found him guilty of "vacillation, dilatoriness and lack of enterprise," and declared that he had been slow in obeying orders, remiss in securing naval intelligence .

News

  1. Area Volleyball: Cardinals outlast Rangers

    STAPLES - Kaitlyn Spar smashed 27 kills and scooped 20 digs to lead the Staples-Motley Cardinals to a 3-2 Mid-State Conference win over Crosby-Ironton Thursday. Quinn Uhlman collected 31 set assists for the Cardinals.
    on September 13, 2013     Source: Brainerd Dispatch

  2. Jim Beal Jr.: Night Lights

    The duo's repertoire is built on music from the '20s and '30s that they describe as “antique pop,” which also is the title of the duo's latest CD. The duo digs deep for songs such as the Mills Brothers' “Dirt Dishin' Daisy” and “Limehouse Blues” (recorded by Gertrude Lawrence, Django Reinhardt, Louis Armstrong and dozens of others) while adding to the book with selections such as “Victor's Dream ...
    on September 13, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

  3. Boz Scaggs Goes for Broke at UCLA: Concert Review

    The silky singer and guitarist digs deep into the blues from his new album "Memphis," then lets it rip. read more
    on September 13, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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