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Delayed in arrival or occurrence beyond the time set or anticipated
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  1. Delayed in arrival or occurrence beyond the time set or anticipated
  2. Expected or required but not yet having come about:
  3. Late; especially, past a deadline or too late to fulfill a need.
Done later than originally planned; delayed.
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  1. Done later than originally planned; delayed.
Late or too late; tardy
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  1. Late or too late; tardy
  2. Having been delayed; done or sent too late:
  3. Later in relation to the proper time something should have happened.
Occurring after; indicating the later phase of
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  1. Occurring after; indicating the later phase of
  2. Falling behind, not keeping up the pace
Careless in, or negligent about, attending to a task; lax in the performance of duty
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  1. Careless in, or negligent about, attending to a task; lax in the performance of duty
  2. Not energetic or exact in duty or business; careless; tardy; slack; hence, lacking earnestness or activity; languid; slow.
  3. At fault; failing to fulfill responsibility, duty, or obligations.
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  1. In debt, or in arrears
  2. Late, tardy, overdue
  3. Being late or slow, especially in paying a debt:
Late in developing or growing; retarded; slow
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  1. Late in developing or growing; retarded; slow
  2. Pertaining to a thought or value that is considered outdated.
  3. (Of motion) Pertaining to the direction towards the back.
Sudden; abrupt:
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  1. Sudden; abrupt:
  2. Lacking elasticity or bounce:
  3. Physically inactive; dormant:
No longer existing or functioning, as because of failure
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  1. No longer existing or functioning, as because of failure
  2. Having ceased to exist or live:
  3. (Now Rare) No longer living; deceased
No longer living; dead.
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  1. No longer living; dead.
  2. Dead
Gone away; past; bygone
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  1. Gone away; past; bygone
  2. No longer living; dead.
  3. Dead
Designating the more or most recent of two or more things of the same class, though both may be old
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  1. Designating the more or most recent of two or more things of the same class, though both may be old
  2. In place names, a prefix added to the name of a newly established place, intended to convey that the newly established place will share some characteristic of an older place for which the new place is named.
  3. Inexperienced or unaccustomed:
Most active at night. Many animals, such as owls and bats, are nocturnal.
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  1. Most active at night. Many animals, such as owls and bats, are nocturnal.
  2. (Botany) Opening at night. Used of flowers.
  3. Having flowers that open during the night and close at daylight. Nocturnal plants are often pollinated by moths.
Occurring, active, etc. after the regular time, esp. after business hours
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  1. Occurring, active, etc. after the regular time, esp. after business hours
Ahead of the times; progressive:
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  1. Ahead of the times; progressive:
  2. Far along in course or time:
  3. Being at a higher level than others:
Moving or progressing slowly; sluggish:
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  1. Moving or progressing slowly; sluggish:
  2. Occurring, arriving, acting, or done after the scheduled, expected, or usual time; late.
  3. Slow in moving, acting, etc.
  1. Mature.
  2. Advanced in industrial capability, technological sophistication, and economic productivity:
(Biol.) Grown in a specially prepared medium
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  1. (Biol.) Grown in a specially prepared medium
  2. Produced under artificial and controlled conditions:
  3. Artificially developed.
Being at a higher level than others:
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  1. Being at a higher level than others:
  2. In a late stage of development; greatly developed beyond an initial stage.
  3. Highly developed or complex.
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  1. In debt, or in arrears
  2. Late, tardy, overdue
  3. Being late or slow, especially in paying a debt:
Late or too late; tardy
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  1. Late or too late; tardy
  2. Having been delayed; done or sent too late:
  3. Later in relation to the proper time something should have happened.
Late; especially, past a deadline or too late to fulfill a need.
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  1. Late; especially, past a deadline or too late to fulfill a need.
  2. Expected or required but not yet having come about:
  3. Coming or arriving after the scheduled or expected time:
Moving or progressing slowly; sluggish:
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  1. Moving or progressing slowly; sluggish:
  2. Slow in moving, acting, etc.
  3. Occurring, arriving, acting, or done after the scheduled, expected, or usual time; late.
Of an earlier time; former
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  1. Of an earlier time; former
  2. (Literary, law) Former, previous.
  3. Former:
Preceding in time; earlier; past
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  1. Preceding in time; earlier; past
  2. First mentioned of two
  3. Having been so in the past:
Made long ago; in existence for many years:
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  1. Made long ago; in existence for many years:
  2. Belonging to or being of an earlier time:
  3. Having or exhibiting the physical characteristics of age:
Having been formerly; former:
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  1. Having been formerly; former:
  2. Former; quondam
Just gone by or elapsed:
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  1. Just gone by or elapsed:
  2. Having served formerly in a given capacity, especially an official one:
  3. No longer current; gone by; over:
(Informal) Too soon; premature
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  1. (Informal) Too soon; premature
  2. (Informal) Acting, occurring, or done too soon; premature or hasty:
  3. Existing or occurring before something else in time or order; prior:
That was at one time; former
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  1. That was at one time; former
  2. That once was; former:
Merely occasional; sporadic
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  1. Merely occasional; sporadic
  2. Former; erstwhile
  3. Former, erstwhile; at some previous time.
Formerly such; former
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  1. Formerly such; former
  2. Having once been; former:
  3. (Now literary) Former, sometime, late, erstwhile, quondam.
Numb except for a prickly feeling
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  1. Numb except for a prickly feeling
  2. Numb, especially from reduced circulation of blood to a limb:
  3. Dead.
No longer having significance or relevance:
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  1. No longer having significance or relevance:
  2. Complete; utter:
  3. Physically inactive; dormant:
No longer living; dead.
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  1. No longer living; dead.
  2. Dead
No longer existing or functioning, as because of failure
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  1. No longer existing or functioning, as because of failure
  2. Having ceased to exist or live:
  3. (Now Rare) No longer living; deceased
Gone away; past; bygone
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  1. Gone away; past; bygone
  2. No longer living; dead.
  3. Dead
Having no living members. Species become extinct for many reasons, including climate change, disease, destruction of habitat, local or worldwide natural disasters, and development into new species (speciation). The great majority of species that have ever lived—probably more than 99 percent—are now extinct.
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  1. Having no living members. Species become extinct for many reasons, including climate change, disease, destruction of habitat, local or worldwide natural disasters, and development into new species (speciation). The great majority of species that have ever lived—probably more than 99 percent—are now extinct.
  2. No longer existing or living:
  3. No longer burning or active:
No longer alive; dead.
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  1. No longer alive; dead.
  2. (Slang) Infatuated:
  3. Dead
Lacking vitality or animation; dull:
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  1. Lacking vitality or animation; dull:
  2. Having no living beings
  3. Having lost life; dead.
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