Definition of slothful in English:


Line breaks: sloth|ful
Pronunciation: /ˈsləʊθfʊl
, -f(ə)l/




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  • Holidays have made many ‘busy’ surfing channels, lying slothfully on the bed, with the remote control.
  • ‘Saturday,’ she thought slothfully, ‘And nothing to do but sit and do nothing.’
  • No need to tie your hair in style, just do it as slothfully as you've always done and hurry up.


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  • The opposition politician said he does not support laziness, slothfulness, or unnecessary bureaucracy, and where that is the case, something must be done about it.
  • For a sloth like me, forced to spend time among people who have a powerful work ethic, my encounter with Jamaica was a huge relief, for on that island slothfulness is no sin or vice, it is a virtue, and a highly valued one at that.
  • The history tells us that once political mobilisations take center stage, wanton crime, ill-discipline and slothfulness suddenly disappear.

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