adjective, la·zi·er, la·zi·est.
verb (used without object), la·zied, la·zy·ing.
Words nearby lazy
Origin of lazy
SYNONYMS FOR lazy
OTHER WORDS FROM lazyla·zi·ly, adverbla·zi·ness, nounla·zy·ish, adjective
Examples from the Web for laziness
While some may classify that inactivity as laziness or indifference, Brown suggests the contrary.
People tend to condemn the obese because they believe that “fatness” is evidence of laziness and lack of discipline.‘The Biggest Loser’ Could Be TV’s Most Important Show Ever|Daniela Drake|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fatigue, sadness, or psychosis is not about choice or laziness or selfishness.Postpartum Stigma: Why My Patient Committed Suicide|Jean Kim|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Next, add the vices of a rentier state: laziness, irresponsibility, a sense of entitlement, and ignorance.It’s Not the USA that Made Libya the Disaster it is Today|Ann Marlowe|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When universities board up their English departments, they surrender to ignorance and laziness.
Indeed, there wasn't a worker in the house that was not disgusted with his laziness.The Tale of Buster Bumblebee|Arthur Scott Bailey
The poverty here indeed is great, but idleness and laziness are far greater.Selections from the Table Talk of Martin Luther|Martin Luther
Against these attributes their pig-headedness, narrow-mindedness, laziness, and slovenliness had to be admitted.South African Memories|Lady Sarah Wilson
There is evidence of laziness or of lack of invention in the story.
My mother scolded me sometimes for what she called my laziness.Le Cocu (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XVIII)|Charles Paul de Kock