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idleness

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  • nounlaziness, inaction
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Synonyms for idleness

noun laziness, inaction
  • dawdling
  • dormancy
  • droning
  • hibernation
  • inactivity
  • indolence
  • inertia
  • leisure
  • lethargy
  • loafing
  • shiftlessness
  • sloth
  • slothfulness
  • slouch
  • slowness
  • sluggishness
  • stupor
  • torpidity
  • torpor
  • trifling
  • truancy
  • unemployment
  • dilly-dallying
  • goof-off time
  • joblessness
  • laze
  • lazing
  • loitering
  • otiosity
  • own sweet time
  • pottering
  • time on one's hands
  • time to burn
  • time to kill
  • time-wasting
  • vegetating

Antonyms for idleness

  • activity
  • energy
  • life
  • liveliness
  • vigor
  • action
  • ambition
  • busyness
  • diligence
  • employment
  • hustle
  • industry
  • labor
  • occupation
  • work
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to idleness

ease

noun. peace, quiet; lack of difficulty

inactivity

noun. inaction
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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