adjective Date: 15th century being without work ; unemployedworklessness noun

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  • Workless — Work less, a. 1. Without work; not laboring; as, many people were still workless. [1913 Webster] 2. Not carried out in practice; not exemplified in fact; as, workless faith. [Obs.] Sir T. More. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • workless — index idle, unemployed Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • workless — adjective Having no work: unemployed. A workless household is defined as a household that includes at least one person of working age (men aged 16 64 years and women aged 16 59 years) where no one in the household aged 16 or over is in employment …   Wiktionary

  • workless — work ► NOUN 1) activity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a result. 2) such activity as a means of earning income. 3) a task or tasks to be undertaken. 4) a thing or things done or made; the result of an action. 5)… …   English terms dictionary

  • workless — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Out of work: jobless, unemployed. See WORK …   English dictionary for students

  • workless — work·less || wÉœrklɪs / wɜː adj. unemployed, without work …   English contemporary dictionary

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