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synonyms for shiftlessness

On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shiftlessness, such as: apathy, dilatoriness, dormancy, dreaminess, drowsiness, and dullness.

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How to use shiftlessness in a sentence

  • shiftlessness is a fine art with them, they've carried it so far.

    Jane Journeys On | Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • This same poverty and shiftlessness you find among the peasants almost everywhere.

    The Enemies of Women | Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • It cultivates laziness, indecision, shiftlessness, slackness and many other undesirable habits of thought and action.

    Nuggets of the New Thought | William Walker Atkinson,
  • Labor saves us from the chaos of sloth, the pains of shiftlessness.

    Tablets | Amos Bronson Alcott
  • Stories were told of her dirt and shiftlessness, of the hens which roosted in her kitchen.

    Pembroke | Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

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