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Meaning of LAZINESS

Pronunciation:  l'eyzeenus

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins)
  2. [n]  inactivity resulting from a dislike of work

LAZINESS is a 8 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: acedia, indolence, sloth
 See Also: deadly sin, faineance, idleness, inactiveness, inactivity, inertia, mortal sin, shiftlessness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\La"zi*ness\, n.
The state or quality of being lazy.

      Laziness travels so slowly, that Poverty soon overtakes
      him.                                     --Franklin.

Computing Dictionary

lazy evaluation

Thesaurus Terms
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