laziness : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n inactivity resulting from a dislike of work
- n relaxed and easy activity
the laziness of the day helped her to relax
- n apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins)
- It will be his intellectual laziness, at home and abroad.
- The other thing I am trying to do back to the laziness aspect convenience is the real killer.
- But you can't fault Burns for laziness.
- Peter Gabriel in International Herald Tribune
It's the attraction of being still in touch with interesting and new things without having to make the effort to research them all the time,said Gabriel, laughingly pointing out the "inherent laziness in my nature."
- Lionel Shriver in Vancouver Sun (subscription)
I always help myself to bits and pieces of my own life, if only out of laziness,Shriver said. "I've been looking at this green marble coffee table for years. I thought it was owed some kind of homage."
- Dmitry Medvedev in AFP
Bribery, thievery, mental and spiritual laziness, drunkenness are sins insulting our traditions,Medvedev wrote in the article published on the liberal news website Gazeta.ru in September.