What is another word for tardy?

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Doing something or taking place after the expected, proper, or usual time
“Being tardy for the appointment, he entered a chamber buzzing with anticipation, and without even taking his seat, he threw off his cloak and began speaking at once.”
Moving or proceeding at slow speed
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“The chiefs advanced at a tardy pace, followed in successive ranks by their vassal captains, and personal attendants.”
Not showing a proper sense of care or responsibility
“A disaffected young scientist by the name of Angus McCavity was being constantly admonished for tardy workmanship.”
Having or showing laziness, disregard or negligence
Protracted, extending for a great period of time
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Not advantageous
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