unpunctual


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unpunctual

(ʌnˈpʌŋktjʊəl)
adj
not doing something or arriving somewhere at the right time; often late
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unpunctual - not punctualunpunctual - not punctual; after the appointed time
punctual - acting or arriving or performed exactly at the time appointed; "she expected guests to be punctual at meals"; "he is not a particularly punctual person"; "punctual payment"
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Translations

unpunctual

[ˈʌnˈpʌŋktjʊəl] ADJpoco puntual
this train is always unpunctualeste tren siempre llega con retraso
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unpunctual

adjunpünktlich
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References in classic literature ?
Casting his eye upon his own character, two things appeared to him: that he was very unpunctual, and that he disliked answering notes.
Ernestine Wendermott travelled back to London in much discomfort, being the eleventh occupant of a third-class carriage in a particularly unpunctual and dilatory train.
I glanced at Herbert's home, and at his character, and at his having no means but such as he was dependent on his father for: those, uncertain and unpunctual.
It seems to me that the further east you go the more unpunctual are the trains.
I do not wish to run any risk of being unpunctual.'
"I have never known the Prince unpunctual," the Duchess murmured.
It's odd that even at your father's funeral you should be so unpunctual. Rodion Romanovitch, make room for her beside you.
Clare,--gay, easy, unpunctual, unpractical, sceptical,--in short,--walking with impudent and nonchalant freedom over every one of her most cherished habits and opinions?
Don't be unpunctual to-morrow on that account; I am as regular as clock-work generally.
She supposed that these were unpunctual guests, who would have to be content with vicarious civility, since Evie and Charles were gone, Henry tired, and the others in their rooms.
Being late anywhere means putting in the minds of observers that you are unpunctual. One of the most important rules of proper use of time is to shun unpunctuality.
The system is bedevilled by virtually constant strikes, overcrowded and unpunctual trains, increased fares and flawed timetables.