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When you have once seen the glow of happiness on the face of a beloved person, you know that a man can have no vocation but to awaken that light on the faces surrounding him; and you are torn by the thought of the unhappiness and night you cast, by the mere fact of living, in the hearts you encounter.Albert Camus
- From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] prōcrastinātum, past participle of prōcrastinō (“‘defer’”) < prō (“‘in favor of’”) + crāstinus (“‘of or belonging to tomorrow’”) < crās (“‘tomorrow’”)
- (RP) IPA: /prəʊˈkræstɪneɪt/
- (US) enPR: prō-krăs'tə-nāt', IPA: /proʊˈkræstəneɪt/, /prəˈkræstəneɪt/
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Third person singular
- (intransitive) To put off; to delay taking action; to wait until later.
- He procrastinated until the last minute and had to stay up all night to finish.
- (transitive) To put off; to delay something.
- "...procrastinate the inevitable." - Dick Vitale
To put off; to delay taking action; to wait until later
To put off; to delay something
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