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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.”
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Opposite of showing great attention to detail or correct behavior
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Opposite of stubborn or persistent in nature
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Opposite of preoccupied with something to the exclusion of everything else
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Opposite of having or showing boldness, ambition and initiative in achieving a goal
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Opposite of characterized by unrelenting persistence
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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.”
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Opposite of having pledged oneself to a particular belief or course of action
“He stands untrammeled and uncommitted to any faction.”
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Opposite of extremely thorough, accurate and careful
“After a cursory examination, the Commission told the independents late in February that it was doing nothing.”
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Opposite of busy or occupied with business or activities
“I'm free, so I can do what I want, any old time!”
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Opposite of never relaxing or slackening
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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.”
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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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