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laziness

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Pronunciation: /ˈleɪzɪnəs
 
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Definition of laziness in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The quality of being unwilling to work or use energy; idleness: it was sheer laziness on my part
More example sentences
  • I stay with them through apathy and laziness, despite the fact that I could find a cheaper partner elsewhere.
  • The fall in the number of people voting has very little to do with inconvenience, apathy or laziness in the electorate.
  • I no longer maintain the harsh criticism that students harbour apathy or laziness.
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