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Lazy or slow to act - synonyms or related words

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

British

informal

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

Open Dictionary

crafternoon

an afternoon full of crafts

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