[ ley-zee-nis ]
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  1. having or showing an unwillingness to work:Many people start the course with a bang, but trail off after a while because of laziness, insufficient curiosity, or lack of motivation.

  2. the fact or quality of encouraging idleness:We relaxed in the laziness of the warm afternoon, watching as the sun began to set.

  1. the fact or quality of being slow-moving or sluggish:It was only three miles downstream, but the laziness of the river stretched the raft ride to two hours.

Origin of laziness


Words Nearby laziness Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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