Definition of Slothfulness

1. Noun. A disinclination to work or exert yourself.

Exact synonyms: Sloth
Generic synonyms: Disinclination, Hesitancy, Hesitation, Indisposition, Reluctance
Derivative terms: Slothful



Definition of Slothfulness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being slothful. ¹

2. Noun. (countable rare) The result or product of being slothful. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slothfulness

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Literary usage of Slothfulness

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1. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Proverbs by Crawford Howell Toy (1899)
"is inappropriate— the man's slothfulness would not prevent his being helped by his neighbors, especially in the plentiful and joyous time of harvest. ..."

2. The American Quarterly Review by Robert Walsh (1835)
"... appear to have been both prevalent and formidable. the slothfulness of human nature, although fatal to public spirit and true energy of character. ..."

3. Biblical Commentary on the Proverbs of Solomon by Franz Delitzsch (1882)
"is followed by one with B»K. The form of the narrative in which this warning against drowsy slothfulness is clothed, is like Ps. xxxvii. 35 f. ..."

4. The Philosophy of History by Augustus Schade, Rudolf Rocholl (1899)
"... slothfulness, and sullenness, into which it allows itself to be immured again and again. CH. VIII. COSMOPOLITAN WORLD-THEORIES - EUROPEAN SYSTEM OF ..."

5. Commentary Upon the Epistle of Saint Paul to the Romans by Jean Calvin (1844)
"... appertain unto the faithful, lest they should cocker themselves in slothfulness of the flesh; but concerning the present place it ought to suffice us, ..."

6. The works of Thomas Goodwin by Thomas Goodwin (1861)
"As obedience strengthens faith and assurance, so fervency in prayer begets confidence of being heard. In all other things slothfulness doth discourage and ..."

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