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1. laziness

noun. ['ˈleɪziːnəs'] apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins).

Synonyms

  • deadly sin
  • mortal sin
  • acedia

Antonyms

  • activity
  • action
  • worth
  • stand

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • lazy (English)

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Rhymes with Laziness

  • craziness

Sentences with laziness


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you take on work that is rightfully hers, you will only reinforce her laziness.

Quotes about laziness


1. My ambition is handicapped by laziness
- Charles Bukowski, Factotum

2. Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
- Jules Renard

3. Will rolled up his sleeves. "We'll probably have to knock down the door--""Or,"said Jem, reaching out and giving the knob a twist, "not."The door swung open onto a rectangle of darkness. "Now, that's simply laziness,"said Will.
- Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

2. laziness

noun. ['ˈleɪziːnəs'] relaxed and easy activity.

Synonyms

  • rest
  • ease
  • relaxation

Antonyms

  • discomposure
  • be active
  • change
  • wake

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • lazy (English)

3. laziness

noun. ['ˈleɪziːnəs'] inactivity resulting from a dislike of work.

Synonyms

  • inertia
  • indolence
  • inactiveness
  • shiftlessness
  • idleness
  • inactivity

Antonyms

  • lie
  • difficult
  • difficulty
  • effortfulness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • lazy (English)
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