A delaying or being delayed
(Only in singular, sports and figuratively) Time out; temporary, limited suspension of play.
Detention is defined as the state of being confined or delayed somewhere, or kept after school for punishment.
Find another word for tardiness. In this page you can discover 7 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tardiness, like: slowness, delay, lateness, belatedness, time, punctuality and detention.