Monday, 2 July 2012

Entry: cunctations (n.)

In context: "...his face shiny with sweat and his talk full of blank cunctations and disassociated leaps..."

Definition:   The action of delaying; delay, tardy action.


Other: This is not the prettiest sounding word I've ever heard.

SNOOT score: 2
 
Page: 368

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   


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