Thursday, February 4, 2010

word of the day

Main Entry: pro·cras·ti·nate

Pronunciation: \prə-ˈkras-tə-ˌnāt, prō-\

Function: verb

Inflected Form(s): pro·cras·ti·nat·ed; pro·cras·ti·nat·ing

Etymology: Latin procrastinatus, past participle of procrastinare, from pro- forward + crastinus of tomorrow, from cras tomorrow

Date: 1588

transitive verb : to put off intentionally and habituallyintransitive verb : to put off intentionally the doing of something that should be done

synonyms see delay

pro·cras·ti·na·tion \-ˌkras-tə-ˈnā-shən\ noun

pro·cras·ti·na·tor \-ˈkras-tə-ˌnā-tər\ noun


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