lateness definition

  • noun:
    • the home of being late
    • The state, condition, or quality, to be belated
    • their state of being late or tardy, or of coming or showing up after the normal or proper time: because, the lateness of harvest.
    • Time far advanced in any particular period: as, lateness within the season.
    • Recency, absolute or relative; present beginning, finding, etc.
    • top-notch coming belated or later eventually

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