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slothful

[ slawth-fuhl, slohth- ]
/ ˈslɔθ fəl, ˈsloʊθ- /
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adjective

sluggardly; indolent; lazy.

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Origin of slothful

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at sloth, -ful

synonym study for slothful

See idle.

OTHER WORDS FROM slothful

sloth·ful·ly, adverbsloth·ful·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for slothful

slothful
/ (ˈsləʊθfʊl) /

adjective

indolent

Derived forms of slothful

slothfully, adverbslothfulness, noun
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