[slawth-fuh l, slohth-]
- sluggardly; indolent; lazy.
Origin of slothful
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sluggish; inactive, torpid, slack. See idle.
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Examples from the Web for slothfulness
Speedily he relapsed again into slothfulness and self-indulgence.Art in England
It must be the fruit of our own mismanagement or slothfulness or vices.
It furnishes constant temptation to slothfulness and inactivity.India, Its Life and Thought
John P. Jones
All that resulted was the renewal of slothfulness, prodigality, and killing.The Quest
Frederik van Eeden
When we do it to gratify our slothfulness, or to cover our wilful ignorance and disability.A Christian Directory
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Word Origin and History for slothfulness
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