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Meaning of LATENESS

Pronunciation:  l'eytnus

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  quality of coming late or later in time

LATENESS is a 8 letter word that starts with L.


 Antonyms: earliness
 See Also: posteriority, subsequence, subsequentness, timing



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Late"ness\, n.
The state, condition, or quality, of being late; as, the
lateness of his arrival; the lateness of the hour; the
lateness of the season.

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