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lazy

la·zy

lazy

 
pronunciation:
leI zi
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: lazier, laziest
definition 1: inclined to avoid effort or exertion.
synonyms:
idle, indolent, lackadaisical, lethargic, listless, otiose, shiftless, slothful, sluggish
antonyms:
ambitious, assiduous, diligent, enterprising, hard, industrious, laborious
similar words:
negligent, remiss, slack, tardy, vagabond
definition 2: slow to move or react; sluggish.
a lazy fly on the windowpane
synonyms:
dilatory, inactive, inert, laggard, languid, lethargic, slow, sluggish, supine, torpid
antonyms:
active, busy
similar words:
lumpish, phlegmatic, slack, tardy
definition 3: tending to cause, or marked by, idleness.
a lazy hush
synonyms:
idle, inactive, quiescent
antonyms:
furious
similar words:
dormant, indolent, inert, laggard, lumpish, phlegmatic, slothful, sluggish
derivations: lazyish (adj.), lazily (adv.), laziness (n.)
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