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belated

be·lat·ed

belated

 
pronunciation:
b leI tihd
part of speech: adjective
definition: too late; tardy.
His belated apologies did not blunt her anger.
synonyms:
behindhand, late, tardy
antonyms:
advance
similar words:
delayed, overdue
derivations: belatedly (adv.), belatedness (n.)