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 for procrastination
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Procrastination \Pro*cras`ti*na"tion\, n. [L. procrastinatio:
     cf. F. procrastination.]
     The act or habit of procrastinating, or putting off to a
     future time; delay; dilatoriness.
     [1913 Webster]
           Procrastination is the thief of time.    --Young.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act of procrastinating; putting off or delaying or
           defering an action to a later time [syn: procrastination,
           cunctation, shillyshally]
      2: slowness as a consequence of not getting around to it [syn:
         dilatoriness, procrastination]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  100 Moby Thesaurus words for "procrastination":
     Fabian policy, Micawberism, a wise passiveness, backwardness,
     contemplation, contemplative life, continuation, culpa,
     culpable negligence, dalliance, dallying, dawdling, default,
     dereliction, dilatoriness, dillydallying, disregard,
     do-nothing policy, do-nothingism, do-nothingness, dormancy,
     extension, failure, hesitation, hold-off, idleness, immobility,
     inaction, inactivity, inadvertence, inadvertency, inattention,
     indolence, inertia, inertness, laches, lag, lagging, laissez-aller,
     laissez-faire, laissez-faireism, lapse, laxity, laxness,
     lengthening, lingering, loitering, lollygagging, looseness,
     meditation, mugwump, neglect, neglectfulness, negligence,
     neutralism, neutrality, neutralness, nonfeasance, noninterference,
     noninvolvement, nonparticipation, nonperformance, nonresistance,
     nonrestriction, nonviolence, nonviolent resistance, omission,
     overlooking, oversight, pacifism, paralysis, passive resistance,
     passive self-annihilation, passiveness, passivism, passivity,
     permissiveness, policy, poor stewardship, prolongation,
     protraction, quiescence, quietism, remissness, shilly-shallying,
     slackness, slight, slowness, stagnancy, stagnation, stall,
     standpattism, stasis, tarrying, temporization, unrigorousness,
     vegetation, vita contemplativa, waiting game,
     watching and waiting

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