noun see slothful

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  • Slothfulness — Slothful Sloth ful, a. Addicted to sloth; inactive; sluggish; lazy; indolent; idle. [1913 Webster] He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster. Prov. xviii. 9. [1913 Webster] {Sloth ful*ly}, adv. {Sloth ful*ness} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slothfulness — See slothfully. * * * …   Universalium

  • slothfulness — noun a) The state or quality of being slothful. b) The result or product of being slothful …   Wiktionary

  • slothfulness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being lazy: idleness, indolence, laziness, shiftlessness, sloth, sluggardness, sluggishness. Informal: do nothingism. See INDUSTRIOUS …   English dictionary for students

  • slothfulness — n. laziness, idleness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slothfulness — n. See sloth …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • slothfulness — sloth·ful·ness …   English syllables

  • slothfulness — noun a disinclination to work or exert yourself • Syn: ↑sloth • Derivationally related forms: ↑slothful • Hypernyms: ↑reluctance, ↑hesitancy, ↑hesitation, ↑disinclination, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • idleness — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [State of being inactive] Syn. loafing, loitering, lounging, idling, time killing, dawdling, inertia, inactivity, indolence, sluggishness, unemployment, joblessness, torpor, otiosity, dormancy, lethargy, stupor, puttering,… …   English dictionary for students

  • laziness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. indolence, slothfulness, sloth, lethargy, inactivity, slackness, sluggishness, dullness, lackadaisicalness, torpidness, heaviness, inertia, inertness, drowsiness, supineness, passivity, languor, languidness, languorousness …   English dictionary for students

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