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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LAZINESS

We'll cure Jim of laziness, and it will be a fine piece of work.

Laziness, that brutish existence which had been his dream, proved his punishment.

The light labour entrusted to him became irksome owing to his laziness.

Perhaps I should never have written at all if you hadn't urged me, shamed me out of my laziness.

Oh, they don't grumble; any excuse for laziness is warmly welcomed.

The laziness of the Irish people was here exploited with advantage.

Love is a passion most intimately connected with laziness and little money.

That fat blind man had given himself up to a very lust of laziness.

Lucien Buonaparte once asked Massieu, "What is laziness or idleness?"

At first this sort of thing seems to us to spring from laziness or from discourtesy.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from lazy + -ness.

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