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OTHER WORDS FROM shiftlessshift·less·ly, adverbshift·less·ness, noun
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A self-review of “Shiftless When Idle”: title—good; song—kinda.The Return of the Replacements: Here Comes a Regular|Elizabeth Wurtzel|September 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Third, he wants to turn America into a Euro-paradise for the shiftless and unmotivated.
The other side can't stand the idea of taking wealth from hard-working Us to shiftless and lazy Them.
There was hardly to be found in all Southern Tennessee a more contented, shiftless, ill-bestead family than theirs.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Verena was a poor old widow, doddering and shiftless: Charity suspected that she came for her keep.Summer|Edith Wharton
All went well till lazy and shiftless immigrants arrived to enjoy the paradise also.The Complete Club Book for Women|Caroline French Benton
Yet he did not retreat from his moral and intellectual standards, or lose the respect of that shiftless community.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
Those who did so were usually the land speculators and people of weak, irresolute, or shiftless character.The Old Northwest|Frederic Austin Ogg