December 16, 2021 ☼ etymologyproductivityTIL

TIL that the word procrastinate” comes from the Latin procratinat- which means deferred till the morning”.

The prefix pro means forward and crastinus means belonging to tomorrow” which comes from the word cras which means tomorrow”.

An image of the etymology diagram for the word 'procrastinate' from google dot com.
This screenshot is taken from, which gets its information from Oxford Languages.