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synonyms for supineness

  • apathy
  • inertia
  • lethargy
  • negligence
  • sloth
  • weariness
  • dilatoriness
  • dormancy
  • dreaminess
  • drowsiness
  • dullness
  • faineance
  • heaviness
  • idleness
  • inactivity
  • indolence
  • inertness
  • laxness
  • leisureliness
  • listlessness
  • neglectfulness
  • passivity
  • remissness
  • slackness
  • sleepiness
  • slothfulness
  • slowness
  • sluggishness
  • stolidity
  • tardiness
  • torpidness
  • do-nothingness
  • faineancy
  • lackadaisicalness
  • languidness
  • languorousness
  • leadenness
  • otioseness
  • otiosity
  • torpescence
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How to use supineness in a sentence

Besides, there is another explanation for the supineness that is exhibited towards errors of this description.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
Of his supineness Pezuela took every advantage, and, having assembled about 4000 men, advanced in the spring upon Potosi.
PONCE DE LEONWILLIAM PILLING
Perhaps, also, something is due to the difference between Protestant enterprise and Roman Catholic supineness.
CEDAR CREEKELIZABETH HELY WALSHE
But the supineness of England was the opportunity of France.
HISTORY OF THE WAR IN AFGHANISTAN, VOL. I (OF 3)SIR JOHN WILLIAM KAYE
I often paralleled her neglect to use them with the supineness of the French Commune in 1871.
THE BROTHERS' WARJOHN CALVIN REED
The postmaster general was, in effect, accused of inattention and supineness in the discharge of his duties.
THE HISTORY OF THE POST OFFICE IN BRITISH NORTH AMERICAWILLIAM SMITH
No amount of reasoning can convince me that outward slovenliness is not a sign of inward and moral supineness.
WORLDLY WAYS AND BYWAYSELIOT GREGORY
The introduction of this supply revived the hopes of the Greeks, and accused the supineness of their Western allies.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
Who could have believed the Old Dominion would have roused from her supineness, and taken such a scope at her first flight?
THE DOMESTIC LIFE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON COMPILED FROM FAMILY LETTERS AND REMINISCENCESSARAH N. RANDOLPH
Should they, by way of relaxation, cease to work for three days in the year, they are not to be blamed for laziness or supineness.
THE HINDOOS AS THEY ARESHIB CHUNDER BOSE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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