[ ahy-dl-nis ]
/ ˈaɪ dl nɪs /


the quality, state, or condition of being lazy, inactive, or idle: His lack of interest in the larger world and his consummate idleness were the causes of their dreadful divorce.

Origin of idleness

before 1000; idle + -ness Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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