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Idleness

Pronunciation of Idleness
/ˈa͡ɪdə͡lnəs/, /ˈa‍ɪdə‍lnəs/, /ˈaɪ_d_əl_n_ə_s/

Antonyms for idleness:

industry, diligence, industriousness, perseverance, assiduity, labor, work, activity, assiduousness, ambition.

Synonyms for idleness:

Sense 1

sluggardness, Do-nothingism, luxury, inoperativeness, shiftlessness.

Sense 2

disuse, vanity, sloth.

idling

dalliance, idling.

industry

zeal.

uselessness

futility.

Sense 2 (noun)

inoperativeness.

Sense 3 (noun)

shiftlessness, Do-nothingism, sloth, sluggardness.

act (noun)

idling, loafing.

idleness (noun)

faineance, loafing, idling.

inaction (noun)

inaction, stagnation, passiveness, standstill.

inactivity (noun)

motionless, Sedentariness, sleepiness.

inertia (noun)

deadness, paralysis, immobility.

inertness (noun)

inactivity, apathy, lethargy, stagnancy, catatonia, insensibility, hibernation, coma, motionlessness, lifelessness, passivity, reposefulness, dormancy, stillness, immobility, inertness, languor, paralysis, Inanimation, listlessness, sluggishness.

laziness, inaction (noun)

dormancy, sloth, indolence, lethargy, hibernation, sluggishness, inertia, torpor, inactivity, shiftlessness, loafing, slothfulness, slowness.

lethargy (noun)

torpor, slowness, slothfulness, laziness, indolence, dullness, tiredness.

motionlessness (noun)

deadness, rest, fixedness, tranquility, quietness, calmness.

rest (noun)

motionlessness.

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