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How to use slothful in a sentence

He declined Gwynne's invitation to dinner, and drove off, looking slothful and amiable once more.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
They have nothing in common with the slothful races of Lower India; they are alert and vigorous and active as cats.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
Carmagnoled and sabred, they lounged in slothful consultation and obscured the air with bad tobacco-smoke.
THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL
Its habits are not well known; but it is a burrowing animal, very slothful, and goes abroad at night.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
He is willing very honestly to accept the motto, “not slothful in business” for himself and all in his employment.
THE HEARTH-STONESAMUEL OSGOOD
If you would know a sluggard in the things of heaven, compare him with one that is slothful in the things of this world.
THE HEAVENLY FOOTMANJOHN BUNYAN
He had been, in his time, the sport of the dull malignity and the boorish pranks of slothful masters.
A SPORTSMAN'S SKETCHESIVAN TURGENEV
The head of the family was a very quiet, worthy man; but slothful and inactive in his habits.
FIFTY YEARS IN CHAINSCHARLES BALL
It is because we are at once actor and spectator that we find no fault with blinking sight and slothful thought.
THE KEMPTON-WACE LETTERSJACK LONDON
Remember also that thou hast been slothful and negligent too long!
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SLOTHFUL

  • abstracted
  • apathetic
  • daydreaming
  • disinterested
  • dreamy
  • dull
  • energyless
  • enervated
  • fainéant
  • halfhearted
  • idle
  • inattentive
  • incurious
  • indolent
  • inert
  • laid-back
  • languid
  • languishing
  • languorous
  • lazy
  • lethargic
  • limp
  • listless
  • moony
  • passive
  • romantic
  • sentimental
  • slothful
  • spiritless
  • spring fever
  • unconcerned
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