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Lazy or slow to act - thesaurus

Synonyms

lazy

adjective

not willing to work or do any activity that needs effort

idle

adjective

lazy

indolent

adjective

formal lazy

shiftless

adjective

lazy and not interested in anything

workshy

adjective

British lazy

supine

adjective

formal too lazy or afraid to deal with a problem that needs your attention

inert

adjective

someone who is inert does nothing when they should be taking action

slothful

adjective

mainly literary lazy

bone idle

adjective

Britishinformal very lazy

someone can’t be bothered

used for saying that someone will not do something because they feel lazy or because it is too much effort

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can’t be arsed

Britishimpolite if you say you can’t be arsed to do something, you mean that you are feeling too lazy to do it

dilatory

adjective

very formal slow to do or decide something

half-arsed

adjective

Britishimpolite done in a careless or lazy way

idle

adjective

not doing anything, when there are things that you should do

idly

adverb

without doing anything

inactive

adjective

not wanting to do anything

lackadaisical

adjective

doing something in a lazy or careless way that shows that you are not really interested in it

slack

adjective

not taking enough care to make sure that something is done well

tardy

adjective

formal slow to do something

your (own) sweet time

if you take your own sweet time, or if you do something in your own sweet time, you take a long time to do it

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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