Associations to the word «Idleness»

Wiktionary

IDLENESS, noun. The state of being idle; inactivity.
IDLENESS, noun. The state of being indolent; indolence.
IDLENESS, noun. Groundlessness; worthlessness; triviality.

Dictionary definition

IDLENESS, noun. Having no employment.
IDLENESS, noun. The quality of lacking substance or value; "the groundlessness of their report was quickly recognized".
IDLENESS, noun. The trait of being idle out of a reluctance to work.

Wise words

Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Oliver Wendell Holmes