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What is the opposite of industrious?

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Adjective
Opposite of hard-working, determined and diligent
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“The workers are lazy indolent villains and the leaders are intelligent, hardworking visionaries.”
Adjective
Opposite of busy or involving much activity
“We walked in and observed inactive workers sitting around and chatting with each other.”
Adjective
Opposite of indefatigable or extremely persistent
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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.”
Adjective
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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(of a plan or piece of work) Opposite of difficult to achieve, requiring great effort or ability
“For those who want to keep their grilling simple and fun, Weber has just released two new cookbooks filled with quick and easy recipes.”
Adjective
Opposite of busy or occupied with business or activities
“I'm free, so I can do what I want, any old time!”
Adjective
Opposite of providing a reasonable or high degree of benefit
“Talking over each other is unproductive. Someone must yield the floor and there's no crime in you being that person.”
Adjective
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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