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belated
used in Queen of Babble

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Definition
after the expected or usual time
  • I realize, a little belatedly, that Andrew might possibly become a little ticked off with his brother for "Oh, Andrew, I'm sorry," I say, wrapping my arms around his neck and kissing him tenderly.
  • This is totally true, I realize belatedly.
  • "I told him I need to be alone," I say...realizing, a little belatedly, that that's not the same thing as telling someone it's over.
  • "Oh," I say, wrapping both arms around my bucket, then realizing, belatedly, that I must look very prim.

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