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shiftless

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of shiftless

  1. not easily aroused to action or work <shiftless spongers who never thought to do anything for themselves> Synonyms idle, indolent, lazy, slothfulRelated Words apathetic, drowsy, dull, inert, languorous, lazyish, lethargic, listless, quiescent, sleepy, sluggish, supine, torpidNear Antonyms ambitious, diligent, enterprising, zealous; active, animated, bouncing, brisk, dynamic, energetic, exuberant, frisky, jaunty, jazzy, lively, peppy, perky, pert, snappy, spirited, sprightly, springy, vigorous, vivacious, zippyAntonyms industrious




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