Synonyms of idleness in English:

idleness


See definition of idleness

noun

1‘he was birched for his idleness at school’

SYNONYMS

laziness, indolence, slothfulness, sloth, shiftlessness, inertia, sluggishness, lethargy, languor, torpidity, torpor

remissness, negligence, slackness, laxity

archaic fainéance

rare otiosity, hebetude

ANTONYMS

industry

2‘we suffered a period of enforced idleness’

SYNONYMS

inactivity, inaction, unemployment, rest, repose

ANTONYMS

activity