slothful

  • 21slothful — sloth·ful …

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  • 22slothful — UK [ˈsləʊθf(ə)l] / US [ˈsloʊθfəl] / US [ˈslɑθfəl] adjective mainly literary lazy …

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  • 23slothful — sloth•ful [[t]ˈslɔθ fəl, ˈsloʊθ [/t]] adj. indolent; lazy • Etymology: 1350–1400 sloth′ful•ly, adv. sloth′ful•ness, n. syn: See idle …

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  • 24slothful — /ˈsloʊθfəl / (say slohthfuhl), /ˈslɒθfəl/ (say slothfuhl) adjective sluggardly; indolent; lazy. –slothfully, adverb –slothfulness, noun …

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  • 25slothful — adj. lazy; characterized by sloth. Derivatives: slothfully adv. slothfulness n …

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  • 26Slothfully — 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} …

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  • 27Slothfulness — 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} …

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  • 28thokish —  slothful, sluggish. Norf …

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  • 29lazy — lazy, indolent, slothful, faineant are comparable primarily as applied to persons, their powers, movements, and actions, but also in some degree to things. All mean not easily aroused to action or activity. Lazy especially when applied to persons …

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  • 30lazy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. indolent, slothful; slow, sluggish. See inactivity. Ant., industrious, quick. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Indolent] Syn. indolent, slothful, idle, slack, remiss, laggard, sluggish, heavy footed,… …

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  • 31Coleridge and opium — Samuel Taylor Coleridge Born October 21, 1772(1772 10 21) Ottery St. Mary, Devonshire, England Died July 25, 1834( …

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  • 32work-shy — adjective disinclined to work or exertion faineant kings under whose rule the country languished an indolent hanger on too lazy to wash the dishes shiftless idle youth slothful employees the unemployed are not necessarily work shy • Syn: ↑ …

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  • 33lazy — I. adjective (lazier; est) Etymology: perhaps from Middle Low German lasich feeble; akin to Middle High German erleswen to become weak Date: 1549 1. a. disinclined to activity or exertion ; not energetic or vigorous b. encouraging inactivity or… …

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  • 34Hasty generalization — is a logical fallacy of faulty generalization by reaching an inductive generalization based on insufficient evidence  essentially making a hasty conclusion without considering all of the variables. In statistics, it may involve basing broad… …

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  • 35idle — idleness, n. idly, adv. /uyd l/, adj., idler, idlest, v. idled, idling, n. adj. 1. not working or active; unemployed; doing nothing: idle workers. 2. not spent or filled with activity: idle hours. 3. not in use or operation; not kept busy: idle… …

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  • 36Proverbs 26 — 1 As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour is not seemly for a fool. 2 As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come. 3 A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool s… …

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  • 37idle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. vain, useless, futile, fruitless, pointless, aimless; out of work, unemployed, inactive, at rest; vacant, empty. See inactivity, uselessness, unimportance.Ant., active, busy. II (Roget s IV) modif.… …

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  • 38sluggish — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. inactive, stagnant, torpid, slow; lazy, slothful, dull, indolent; languid, apathetic, lethargic. See inactivity, slowness.Ant., energetic, active. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. inactive, torpid,… …

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  • 39idle — i•dle [[t]ˈaɪd l[/t]] adj. i•dler, i•dlest, 1) not working or active; unemployed; doing nothing 2) not filled with activity: idle hours[/ex] 3) not in use or operation: idle machinery[/ex] 4) habitually doing nothing or avoiding work; lazy 5) of… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 40faineant — adjective disinclined to work or exertion faineant kings under whose rule the country languished an indolent hanger on too lazy to wash the dishes shiftless idle youth slothful employees the unemployed are not necessarily work shy • Syn: ↑ …

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