slothful


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Synonyms for slothful

Synonyms for slothful

resistant to exertion and activity

Synonyms for slothful

disinclined to work or exertion

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Long stereotyped as ill-mannered, a new survey shows that the French, too, admit they are rude and slothful.
Slothful, true, but an evening of all-round comfort food for the belly and the brain.
Unfortunately, our usually slothful cat Miss Kitty has also become unusually vocal and active as she has noticed the nest that, as best we can tell, had four babies in it as of Thursday night.
What is more, the success temporarily turned me from slothful Lotus-Eater (see Alfred Lord Tennyson: 'That afternoon they came unto a land, a land in which it seemed always afternoon') to hyperactive humming-bird.
WHEN TULIPS BEGIN TO BLOOM IN THE SPRINGTIME, dilatory gardeners will berate themselves for not planting tulip bulbs last fall, and vow to reform their slothful ways.
Although he struggles to think what oysters have to do with buses or trains, the squire is certain that the lumbering, slothful qualities of the walrus are not ideal associations to make with the city's travel network.
The mentality of millions of slothful Americans must change to recognize they have got to become productive and those of us who are "producers" must be one of resolve to stand our ground and preserve government assistance for those who are truly unable to care for themselves.
Thus Trevor Fleming plays both a thick Irish-brogued Banquo and a plummy English doctor, Gavin Churnin is a voluble cockney Malcolm and a monosyllabic murderer, and Stuart Hodson essays a particularly amusing, slothful Porter and a brooding nobleman Ross.
When Dew returned to the house to find Crippen gone it was enough to rouse the suspicions of even this apparently slothful sleuth.
His slothful disposition and overweight condition was unbecoming of someone who was acknowledged as the best fielder in the Indian team.
That's when we really get serious about shedding the extra weight we pounded on during the winter months, more so this year as our slothful hibernation was exacerbated by the endless snowfall we endured here in the Northeast.
Their care for the poor naked, thumb-nail size infant they give birth to is an amazing achievement for a creature so sedentary and apparently slothful.
Forest, 2006, is a slothful crawl along a jungle or ocean floor, dense with rhythmic life and sharp with theatrical instincts (lightning flashes while teeny creatures dart here and there too fast to see).
The latter are selected to highlight the distinctions among the synonyms; for example lazy, indolent and slothful all mean "not easily aroused to activity", but lazy suggests a disinclination to take trouble, indolent suggests a love of ease, and slothful, a temperamental inability to act promptly.
Muhammad Pervez Malik said that energy was the major source of growth but due to lack of management and concentration, growth of economy has become slothful.