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synonyms for loiterings

  • lethargy
  • sluggishness
  • stagnation
  • dawdling
  • dormancy
  • droning
  • hibernation
  • idleness
  • indolence
  • inertia
  • inertness
  • leisure
  • loafing
  • shiftlessness
  • sloth
  • slothfulness
  • slouch
  • slowness
  • stupor
  • torpidity
  • torpor
  • trifling
  • truancy
  • unemployment
  • dilly-dallying
  • goof-off time
  • inoperativeness
  • joblessness
  • laze
  • lazing
  • loitering
  • otiosity
  • own sweet time
  • pottering
  • time on one's hands
  • time to burn
  • time to kill
  • time-wasting
  • vegetating
  • delay
  • idling
  • loafing
  • playing
  • poking
  • procrastination
  • toying
  • trifling
  • dabbling
  • delaying
  • dilly-dallying
  • frittering
  • frivoling
  • loitering
  • procrastinating

antonyms for loiterings

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  • energy
  • vigor
  • employment
  • work
    • hastening
    • hurrying
    • push
    • rush
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    How to use loiterings in a sentence

    She spent her days in purposeless loiterings in and out of the cottage, in long reveries and solitary walks.
    KATE DANTON, OR, CAPTAIN DANTON'S DAUGHTERSMAY AGNES FLEMING
    The drive of a few weeks, with many loiterings for pleasure in the cities on the way, took them to Kief on the Dnieper.
    THE EMPIRE OF AUSTRIA; ITS RISE AND PRESENT POWERJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
    The octroi would have no sympathy with my loiterings among their wares.
    I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
    A dry spot flashing beneath your tread, or perhaps a sea-bird circling above your head, attends your loiterings.
    NOOKS AND CORNERS OF THE NEW ENGLAND COASTSAMUEL ADAMS DRAKE
    We should have liked well, had our object permitted it, to have made some brief notes of our own "Loiterings."
    ARTHUR O'LEARYCHARLES JAMES LEVER
    These 'Loiterings' of mine are as much in the wide field of dreamy thought as over the plains and valleys of the material world.
    ARTHUR O'LEARYCHARLES JAMES LEVER
    Maybe the very aimlessness of such loiterings conduces to a like method of narrative.
    ALONENORMAN DOUGLAS
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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