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Procrastination

Procrastination is the deferment or avoidance of an action or task which requires completion by focusing on some other action or task.

For the person procrastinating, this can result in a loss of productivity, stress and a sense of guilt.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Procrastination", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
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