Definition of laziness in English:

laziness

noun

  • The quality of being unwilling to work or use energy; idleness.

    ‘it was sheer laziness on my part’
    • ‘Many believers feel inadequate and discouraged, but this is no reason for laziness or inactivity.’
    • ‘The fall in the number of people voting has very little to do with inconvenience, apathy or laziness in the electorate.’
    • ‘I stay with them through apathy and laziness, despite the fact that I could find a cheaper partner elsewhere.’
    • ‘I no longer maintain the harsh criticism that students harbour apathy or laziness.’
    • ‘Another problem is the laziness of shop owners and law enforcers.’
    idleness, indolence, slothfulness, sloth, shiftlessness, inactivity, inertia, sluggishness, lethargy, languor, torpidity, slowness, heaviness, dullness
    remissness, negligence, slackness, laxity
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Pronunciation:

laziness

/ˈlāzēnəs/