Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being lazy; aversion or indisposition to action or exertion; indolence; sluggishness; habitual sloth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or quality of being lazy.

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  • noun The quality of being lazy

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun inactivity resulting from a dislike of work
  • noun relaxed and easy activity
  • noun apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins)

Etymologies

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lazy +‎ -ness

Examples

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  • Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired. - Jules Renard

    March 8, 2009