Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Shiftless character or condition; lack of resource; inability to devise or use suitable expedients or measures; slackness; inefficiency; improvidence.

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  • noun The property of being shiftless.

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  • noun a failure to be active as a consequence of lack of initiative or ambition

Etymologies

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From shiftless +‎ -ness

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