Unbusied Un*bus"ied, a. Not required to work; unemployed; not busy. [R.] [1913 Webster]

These unbusied persons can continue in this playing idleness till it become a toil. --Bp. Rainbow [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • unbusied — index inactive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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  • inactive — I adjective abeyant, abolished, abrogated, apathetic, canceled, comatose, destroyed, disabled, dormant, idle, ignavus, inanimate, indifferent, indolent, iners, inert, inoperative, insentient, invalid, languid, latent, lazy, lethargic, lethargical …   Law dictionary

  • Inactivity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Inactivity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 inactivity inactivity Sgm: N 1 inaction inaction &c. 681 Sgm: N 1 inertness inertness &c. 172 Sgm: N 1 obstinacy obstinacy &c. 606 GRP: N 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • idle — a. 1. Unemployed, unoccupied, unbusied, inactive. 2. Indolent, lazy, slothful, sluggish, inert. 3. Vacant, unused, leisure. 4. Useless, ineffectual, bootless, fruitless, unavailing, vain, futile, abortive. 5. Trifling, trivial, unimportant,… …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • inactive — adj 1, inert, lifeless, inanimate; immovable, immobile, motionless; stationary, unmov ing; becalmed, still, stock still, Chiefly Literary. stilly. 2. dull, sluggish, passive, sedentary, lethargic, stagnant; sleepy, somnolent, slumberous, torpid,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • shelf — n 1. bracket, hob; mantel, mantelpiece; platform, bench, banquette; ledge, protrusion, projection, overhang. 2. sandbank, sand bar, bank, bar, shoal, ridge, reef. 3. put on the shelf Slang. postpone, defer, prorogue, delay, suspend, hang up,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • unemployed — adj 1. out of work, jobless, workless, laid off, out of a job; idle, inactive, unoccupied, unbusied; free, at liberty, at leisure, leisured, Inf. off. 2. inoperative, nonfunctioning, nonperforming; unapplied, unexercised, unused, Sl. on the shelf …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • unoccupied — adj 1. untenanted, tenantless, vacant, empty; unclaimed, available, Inf. up for grabs. 2. uninhabited, unpopulated, unpeopled, depopulated; deserted, abandoned; desolate, forsaken, godforsaken; lifeless, lone, lonely, solitary; unfrequented,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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