What is the opposite of assiduous?

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Opposite of hard-working, diligent or regular (in attendance or work)
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Opposite of having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm towards an activity
“I was just a casual follower of tennis, but a fanatic enthusiast of basketball.”
Opposite of busy or involving much activity
“We walked in and observed inactive workers sitting around and chatting with each other.”
Opposite of preoccupied with something to the exclusion of everything else
Opposite of marked by strong and intense feelings or emotions
“When we lose touch with our authentic desire, we become listless and apathetic.”
Opposite of thorough, to a great degree, with intensity
Opposite of continuing stubbornly in an opinion or course of action in spite of challenges
“I will be disappointed only if I prove irresolute in my commitment to try.”
Opposite of holding firmly to an opinion or a course of action
Opposite of characterized by conscientious attention to details
“It was evident that the editor had merely given the report a cursory glance based on the number of grammatical mistakes it contained.”
Opposite of devoted to a task or purpose
“Lucrecia shows herself to be an uncommitted servant preoccupied with dissatisfaction with her way of life, and vicariously enjoying amorous adventures.”
Opposite of having pledged oneself to a particular belief or course of action
“He stands untrammeled and uncommitted to any faction.”
Opposite of busy or occupied with business or activities
“I'm free, so I can do what I want, any old time!”
Opposite of of, or relating to, education, schooling, or intellectual pursuits
“He admired the truthfulness of landscapes painted by an unschooled artist, who became his first teacher.”
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