Other Words for Idleness

Idleness Verb Synonyms
shirking, malingering, dawdling, loafing, time-wasting, lazing, dilly-dallying, shilly-shallying, skiving
The foreman warned that he would not tolerate idleness.

inactivity, inaction, lethargy, torpor, indolence, laziness, sluggishness, sloth, slothfulness, shiftlessness, inertia, lassitude, torpor, flƒnerie, dolce far niente, unemployment, lallygagging or lollygagging, gold-bricking
The strike created enforced idleness for non-union workers as well.

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Sloth

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