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Definition 1: having no employment - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for idleness in the sense of this definition

(idleness is a kind of ...) being inactive; being less active

(... is a kind of idleness ) carefree idleness

Definition 2: the trait of being idle out of a reluctance to work - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for idleness in the sense of this definition

(idleness is a kind of ...) inactivity resulting from a dislike of work

Definition 3: the quality of lacking substance or value - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where idleness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the groundlessness of their report was quickly recognized

Synonyms for idleness in the sense of this definition

(idleness is a kind of ...) having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful

"the drill sergeant's intent was to convince all the recruits of their worthlessness"

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