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Definitions of "unpunctuality"
- Not being punctual; lateness. noun
- The state or character of being unpunctual. noun
The word "unpunctuality" in example sentences
They are internationally-known for their tardiness, and in fact, Ecuador tried a campaign to eradicate "unpunctuality" but it flopped.. [Esther J. Cepeda: Where in Chicago is Ecuador?]
'unpunctuality' can ruin, and to which the guardian 'angel' brings as crowning qualification the knack of poking the fire adroitly -- of this -- what can one say but that -- no, best hold one's tongue and read the 'Lyrical Ballads' with finger in ear.. [The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846]
All this, and the rest of the serene and happy inspired daily life which a piece of 'unpunctuality' can ruin, and to which the guardian 'angel' brings as crowning qualification the knack of poking the fire adroitly ” of this ” what can one say but that ” no, best hold one's tongue and read the 'Lyrical Ballads' with finger in ear.. [The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett]
Requests for an exception denied, stealing my father's library card might have been an effective expedient, that is, had I not suffered from the twin faults of being prone to carelessness and chronic unpunctuality.. [Michael Henry Adams: Reading Amanda: One Black Man's Burden]
In each case, we might be tempted to make unnecessary reifications, taking ˜unpunctuality™ and ˜the thought of going to hospital™ as referring to objects.. [Analysis]
If pressed to give an example -- and gallantry becomes my enemy here -- I do recall how, in the case of someone very dear to me, a certain unpunctuality and forgetfulness seemed to be a vital part of her carefree charm.. [Christopher Hitchens: Love and Learn]
But above all, something truly positive to show about unpunctuality.. [Mexican Punctuality]
In spite of everything I've said, I must admit that unpunctuality has its risks.. [Mexican Punctuality]
Washington in view of the increasing unpunctuality in the collection of the Federal revenue, but the President checked her, evidently considering these domestic matters a reflection upon the solvency of the nation.. [The Shape of Things to Come]
Hester did it again now, and Mrs. Gresley, already irritated by her unpunctuality, tried to look away so as not to see her and prayed for patience.. [Red Pottage]
Next to the advent of “national ships” (a euphemism for men-of-war), the arrivals and departures of the New Zealand mail-steamers constitute the great excitement of Honolulu, and the failures, mishaps, and wonderful unpunctuality of this Webb line are highly stimulating in a region where “nothing happens.”. [The Hawaiian Archipelago]
I do think unpunctuality is a vile habit, and all my life I have tried to break myself of it. ‘have never been able,’ said Dr. Welldon to me some years later, ‘to understand the point of view of persons who make a practice of being ten minutes late for each of a series of appointments throughout the day.’. [MY EARLY LIFE]
I had said last thing the night before, being already disturbed, that her famous reputation for unpunctuality somewhat belied the strict professionalism that I seemed to discern in the technique supporting her dazzling spontaneity.. [All The Available Light]
Can't say I was entirely proud of it though - I mean, the article was practically bashing men left and right about their unpunctuality.. [natinski Diary Entry]
"You'd better be punctual, Dave, the tai-pan's uncomfortably ornery at unpunctuality.". [Noble House]
This would be the landlady herself, Mrs. Whithorn, reputedly a cheerful and happy-go-lucky soul of devastating untidiness and unpunctuality, whose boarding-house was the most sought-after in the area: her reputation as a cook was enviable.. [The Satan Bug]