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In a country nearly crushed by poverty and joblessness, there is little money left over for making the prisons humane and livable.

The youth are desperate because of the hardship of life here and the joblessness.

At the same time, lower joblessness means fewer people using food stamps, unemployment insurance, and other safety net measures.

Indeed, to end mass unemployment and chronic joblessness, we need to focus on the underlying problem: Our demand shortfall.

Long-term joblessness—for the most part—is a recipe for permanent exclusion from the workforce, regardless of circumstances.

It was clear that Eunice was somewhat concerned concerning Kinnison's joblessness; but Kinnison was not.

Economics (income level, joblessness, opportunity) plays a critical role in the life of the young and of their progenitors.


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On this page you'll find 180 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to joblessness, such as: dawdling, dormancy, droning, hibernation, inactivity, and indolence.

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