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slothful

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of slothful

  1. not easily aroused to action or work his overly lax managerial style has resulted in a department that is slothful and unproductive Synonyms of slothful idle, indolent, shiftless, lazyWords Related to slothful apathetic, drowsy, dull, inert, languorous, lazyish, lethargic, listless, quiescent, sleepy, sluggish, supine, torpidNear Antonyms of slothful 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 of slothful industrious

Synonym Discussion of slothful

lazy, indolent, slothful mean not easily aroused to activity. lazy suggests a disinclination to work or to take trouble.
    • take-out foods for lazy cooks
indolent suggests a love of ease and a dislike of movement or activity.
    • the heat made us indolent
slothful implies a temperamental inability to act promptly or speedily when action or speed is called for.
    • fired for being slothful about filling orders

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