Definition of "slothful" [sloth•ful]

  • (adjective) Disinclined to work or exertion; lazy. See Synonyms at lazy.

Use "slothful" in a sentence

  • "The addition of "slothful" is to mark the precise nature of his wickedness: it consisted, it seems, not in his doing anything against, but simply nothing for his master."
  • "Speaking today a spokesman for Dante said that the new manager's first job would be to purge the lustful, the gluttonous, the avaricious, the violent, the dishonest and the slothful from the team."
  • "I'm convinced that half of being successful when you're naturally slothful is learning your own tricks well enough to outsmart yourself."

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