Etymology
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laziness (n.)

1570s, from lazy + -ness.

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Definitions of laziness

laziness (n.)
inactivity resulting from a dislike of work;
Synonyms: indolence
laziness (n.)
relaxed and easy activity;
the laziness of the day helped her to relax
laziness (n.)
apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins);
Synonyms: sloth / acedia
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