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procrastination 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/prəˌkrastəˈnāSHən/,/prō-/,
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procrastinations, plural;
  1. The action of delaying or postponing something
    • - your first tip is to avoid procrastination

  1. the act of procrastinating; putting off or delaying or defering an action to a later time
  2. dilatoriness: slowness as a consequence of not getting around to it
  3. (procrastinate) postpone doing what one should be doing; "He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days"
  4. (procrastinator) someone who postpones work (especially out of laziness or habitual carelessness)
  5. Procrastination refers to the counterproductive deferment of actions or tasks to a later time. Psychologists often cite such behavior as a mechanism for coping with the anxiety associated with starting or completing any task or decision. ...
  6. SpongeBob SquarePants is an animated television series broadcast on Nickelodeon, an American cable network. The series premiered on May 1, 1999 and is currently in its seventh and eighth seasons.
  7. (The Procrastinator) The Procrastinator is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan released on the Blue Note label. It was recorded on July 14, 1967 and features performances by Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Hutcherson, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Billy Higgins.
  8. (procrastinate) To put off; to delay taking action; to wait until later; To put off; to delay something
  9. (Procrastinate) What I do when faced with having to make a list.
  10. (procrastinate) (v) to unnecessarily delay, postpone, put off
  11. (Procrastinator) A person who puts off doing or making decisions.
  12. (The Procrastinator) A superhero spoof where Amanda played a heroine called The Procrastinator, who would respond to people's cries for help by saying she will save them or solve the problem "eventually! ...
  13. (The Procrastinator) This individual can always find a reason why something else needs to be done first. They are the masters at rationalization. They tend to wait until the last minute to accomplish a task and tell themselves that there was just not enough time to do it. ...
  14. (The Procrastinator) This person over-promises and never delivers. Whether over-worked or simply incompetent, the procrastinator tends to wait until the last minute to get work completed, often missing deadlines -- though usually with an apology and an excuse of being overworked.
  15. (procrastinator) Procrastination in artists, muses the great literary critic Cyril Connolly, "is always a symptom of an acute inner conflict... all true artistic indolence is deeply neurotic; a pain not a pleasure. ...
  16. Being “put-off” by a prospect. Leaving without a yes or no.
  17. the subconscious decision to avoid making a conscious decision
  18. Putting off tasks that intimidate or overwhelm us - ignoring the fact that the more we put them off, the harder they become. ...