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  • n. The quality of being lazy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or quality of being lazy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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


lazy +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)



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

    March 8, 2009