(Latin: tomorrow, of tomorrow, belonging to tomorrow; delay, delaying, putting off until a later date)
2. To delay doing something until another time because a person doesn't want to do it or simply can't complete it: There are those who procrastinate doing exercises and put themselves in danger of having a less than desirable physical condition.
There are some people who procrastinate because they have so much to achieve that it is impossible to complete everything at the same time!
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"For some people, procrastinations are unenjoyable and therefore, stressful."
2. The consequence of not getting around to doing something: "Procrastination is said to take place because a person is disorganized or not very dutiful (careful to fulfill obligations), and is probably an uncontrollable psychological condition."
"Procrastination or task aversion is an irrational delay of an intended course of action, even while expecting a situation to be worse off for the delay."
"Procrastination is usually caused by the association of pain or discomfort with the prospective course of action; that is, some form of stress. This may be physical; such as, that experienced during hard labor or vigorous exercise, or psychological; such as, a form of frustration or anxiety."3. Etymology: from Latin procrastinatus: pro-, "forward" and crastinus, "tomorrow".
A procrastinator is a person who puts off until tomorrow the things that he or she has already put off until today.