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synonyms for do nothing

  • dormant
  • dull
  • idle
  • immobile
  • inoperative
  • jobless
  • passive
  • sedentary
  • sluggish
  • static
  • unemployed
  • unused
  • abeyant
  • asleep
  • blah
  • disengaged
  • do-nothing
  • down
  • draggy
  • in holding pattern
  • indolent
  • latent
  • lax
  • lethargic
  • limp
  • low-key
  • mothballed
  • motionless
  • on hold
  • ossified
  • out of action
  • out of commission
  • out of service
  • out of work
  • quiescent
  • quiet
  • slack
  • sleepy
  • slothful
  • slow
  • somnolent
  • stable
  • still
  • torpid
  • unoccupied
  • waster
  • wanderer
  • malingerer
  • slouch
  • lazybones
  • good-for-nothing
  • wastrel
  • idler
  • deadbeat
  • do-nothing
  • slacker
  • sluggard
  • shirker
  • beachcomber
  • lounger
  • goof-off
  • sponger
  • ne'er-do-well
  • waster
  • wanderer
  • wastrel
  • malingerer
  • slouch
  • lazybones
  • good-for-nothing
  • loafer
  • idler
  • deadbeat
  • do-nothing
  • slacker
  • sluggard
  • shirker
  • fainéant
  • no-good
  • beachcomber
  • lounger
  • goof-off
  • sponger
  • slugabed
  • ne'er-do-well
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antonyms for do nothing

MOST RELEVANT
  • active
  • employed
  • energetic
  • lively
  • mobile
  • moving
  • used
  • busy
  • involved
  • working
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        How to use do nothing in a sentence

        The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
        THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
        We should have to admit that the new law does little or nothing to relieve such a situation.
        READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
        Nothing remarkable occurred in our march through this country.
        THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
        It was very warm, and for a while they did nothing but exchange remarks about the heat, the sun, the glare.
        THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
        "There is no more war," Brion translated for Ulv, realizing that the Disan had understood nothing of the explanation.
        SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
        I knew the world had nothing like her, and yet the impression she has made on me, at the first view, is unexpectedly great.
        GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
        Nothing but an extreme love of truth could have hindered me from concealing this part of my story.
        GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
        He really seems to care almost nothing for his piano-playing or for his piano compositions.
        MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
        If it be taken from others 'tis like plums stuck upon blackthorns; there they are for a while, but they come to nothing.
        PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
        The controlling leaders being out of gear the machine did not run smoothly: there was nothing but friction and tension.
        NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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        WORDS RELATED TO DO NOTHING

        • do nothing
        • not lift a finger
        • sit it out
        • sit on one's hands
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