idleness

Primary Meanings of idleness

1.
n
the trait of being idle out of a reluctance to work
2.
n
the quality of lacking substance or value
Full Definitions of idleness
1

n the trait of being idle out of a reluctance to work

Synonyms:
faineance
Type of:
indolence, laziness
inactivity resulting from a dislike of work

n having no employment

Synonyms:
idling, loafing
Types:
dolce far niente
carefree idleness
Type of:
inactivity
being inactive; being less active
2

n the quality of lacking substance or value

Synonyms:
groundlessness
Type of:
ineptitude, worthlessness
having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful

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