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idle

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  • adjworthless, ineffective
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Synonyms for idle

adj worthless, ineffective
  • empty
  • unproductive
  • useless
  • hollow
  • rambling
  • abortive
  • bootless
  • frivolous
  • fruitless
  • futile
  • groundless
  • insignificant
  • irrelevant
  • not serious
  • nugatory
  • of no avail
  • otiose
  • pointless
  • superficial
  • trivial
  • unavailing
  • unhelpful
  • unnecessary
  • unsuccessful
  • vain

Antonyms for idle

  • active
  • ambitious
  • busy
  • diligent
  • effective
  • employed
  • hustling
  • important
  • productive
  • used
  • working
  • worthwhile
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More words related to idle

bootless

adjective. useless
  • fruitless
  • futile
  • idle
  • ineffectual
  • unavailing
  • vain
  • worthless

dawdle

verb. delay; waste time
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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