unreadiness


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Related to unreadiness: unpreparedness

un·read·y

 (ŭn-rĕd′ē)
adj. un·read·i·er, un·read·i·est
1. Not ready or prepared.
2. Slow to see or respond; not prompt.

un·read′i·ly adv.
un·read′i·ness n.
Translations

unreadiness

[ˈʌnˈredɪnɪs] Ndesprevención f

unreadiness

nUnvorbereitetheit f; (of troops)mangelnde Bereitschaft
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Rapidity is the essence of war: take advantage of the enemy's unreadiness, make your way by unexpected routes, and attack unguarded spots.
He would never know how sure a breeder was his new bull--the son of that fine creature he had imported; two cows he had spotted as not paying their board could go on for months eating good alfalfa and bran before a new herdsman might become convinced of their unreadiness to turn the expensive feed into white gold; he had not written down the dates when the sows were to farrow, and they might have litters somewhere around the strawstack and crush half the little pigs.
"Aw!" was the answer, dropped at intervals by each according to his degree of unreadiness.
The source pointed out that the committee, which was sent by the Ministry of Youth and Sports to inspect the Port Said Stadium, which was excluded from the stadiums that hosted the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 (AFCON19) because of its unreadiness, ended its work to determine the total financial cost of the development process, and the elements that must be developed at the stadium and the financial evaluation for those works.
Survey responses to skills-related questions reveal widespread unreadiness for implementation.
Also, inadequate healthcare infrastructure of these markets shows unreadiness for the adoption of advanced ENT devices owing to lack of knowledge and financial abilities.
Zok said many of us often delay facing the day ahead or anything by procrastinating because of fear or unreadiness.
PAKISTAN'S unreadiness for the challenge is a missed opportunity since this is one of the most open World Cups in history.
The key countries' unreadiness to take the next logical step such as exercising universal jurisdiction, enforcing country specific Magnitsky laws, adopting alternate UN processes or withdrawing trade concessions, which could directly impact the country and the individuals who are implicated in past atrocities, is of grave disappointment to say the least.
Although Erdogan's speech was somewhat conciliatory in tone with him vowing to pay more attention to economic reforms, Ekim said the president's unreadiness to admit defeat in Istanbul said otherwise.
(4) Zahra argues that we should look for the notion of "national indifference" among nationalists who use it and similar words to express their disappointment with the unwillingness or inability of "ordinary people" to provide active support for their efforts and with their unreadiness to unconditionally identify themselves with the national community, which the nationalists offer as an object of exclusive loyalty.