idleness : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n having no employment
- n the quality of lacking substance or value
- n the trait of being idle out of a reluctance to work
- The Ferrari scene was critical to the story, a coming-of-age drama about two young women caught up in Moscow's high life, but the crew's idleness was now stretching into hours.
- A presidential press service statement said those rules had led to "idleness and subsequent negative impact on prison discipline as recently witnessed in some facilities.
- It is no coincidence that places of worship are places of silence: if idleness is the devil's playground, silence may be the angels'.
News & Articles
- Niles activist, unifier dies at 59
Harry Achino possessed a trait that made him an equally good fisherman, well-liked coach, and admirable father. Active patience. Idleness wasn’t for Achino, a family man with a passion for sports and local politics. He campaigned for the Niles New Party, served as a trustee on the Optimist Club, and coached a countless number of kids in tee ball, basketball, and soccer over the last two decades ...
June 11, 2013 - Niles Herald-Spectator
- Allegations of sex, drugs roil Md. jail
BALTIMORE — Inmates often complain of idleness, but Tavon White apparently had no trouble keeping busy behind bars.
June 6, 2013 - Eastern Shore News
- Allegations of sex, drugs roil Baltimore jail
Inmates often complain of idleness, but Tavon White apparently had no trouble keeping busy behind bars.
June 6, 2013 - Cumberland Times-News
- Ophir Pines-Paz in New York Times
Ophir Pines-Paz, a Labor legislator, said: "The disgrace is the helplessness and idleness displayed by Olmert on the issue of outpost evacuation. Olmert has turned the promises made by Israel into a joke."
- August Busch in St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April the seventh is here, and it is a real occasion for thankfulness,Busch said in his Midwestern growl. "Happy, grateful men are back at work after what seemed an endless idleness."
- Leonard Trelawny Hobhouse in New Statesman
As Hobhouse said: "We want a new spirit in economics - the spirit of mutual help, the sense of a common good. We want each man to feel that his daily work is a service to his kind, and that idleness and antisocial work are a disgrace."