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procrastination (n.)

"a putting off to a future time; dilatoriness," 1540s, from French procrastination (16c.) and directly from Latin procrastinationem (nominative procrastinatio) "a putting off from day to day," noun of action from past-participle stem of procrastinare "put off till tomorrow, defer, delay," from pro "forward" (see pro-) + crastinus "belonging to tomorrow," from cras "tomorrow," a word of unknown origin.

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Definitions of procrastination from WordNet

procrastination (n.)
the act of procrastinating; putting off or delaying or defering an action to a later time;
Synonyms: cunctation / shillyshally
procrastination (n.)
slowness as a consequence of not getting around to it;
Synonyms: dilatoriness
From wordnet.princeton.edu