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slothful

[slawth-fuh l, slohth-] /ˈslɔθ fəl, ˈsloʊθ-/
adjective
1.
sluggardly; indolent; lazy.
Origin of slothful
1350-1400
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at sloth, -ful
Related forms
slothfully, adverb
slothfulness, noun
Synonyms
sluggish; inactive, torpid, slack. See idle.
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slothful

/ˈsləʊθfʊl/
adjective
1.
indolent
Derived Forms
slothfully, adverb
slothfulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for slothful
adj.

c.1400, from sloth + -ful. Related: Slothfully; slothfulness. For the latter, Middle English also had sloth-head (c.1300), with Middle English -hede, cognate with -hood.

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