What is the opposite of diligent?

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Opposite of having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties
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“All the best ideas are based on the premise that people are fundamentally lazy, and would rather be on their sofa than anywhere else.”
Opposite of preoccupied with something to the exclusion of everything else
Opposite of having or showing boldness, ambition and initiative in achieving a goal
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 diligent or focused in one's efforts
“After a half-hearted effort at saving my pocket money, I quickly emptied my account.”
Opposite of showing great attention to detail or correct behaviour
Opposite of having pledged oneself to a particular belief or course of action
“He stands untrammeled and uncommitted to any faction.”
Opposite of extremely thorough, accurate and careful
“After a cursory examination, the Commission told the independents late in February that it was doing nothing.”
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 continuing in the face of difficulties or opposition
“After numerous failures, Ray became weak-willed and gave up hope of ever finding success.”
Opposite of busy or occupied with business or activities
“I'm free, so I can do what I want, any old time!”
Opposite of never relaxing or slackening
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 being in a healthy and functional state
“His faculties were still ailing after having endured multiple concussions during his sporting career.”
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