Action and Idleness


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Action noun – Something done by someone.
Idleness is an antonym for action in topics: legal process, something done, individual deed, aggressive military deed.
Nearby Words: active, activity, acting, acted, actively
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Idleness noun – Lack of action or activity.
Usage example: a day spent in idleness is nice, but a month of doing nothing is boring!

Action is an antonym for idleness in laziness topic.
Nearby Word: idle
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Idleness and Action. (2016). Retrieved 2021, April 14, from
Action & Idleness. N.p., 2016. Web. 14 Apr. 2021. <>.
Idleness or Action. 2016. Accessed April 14, 2021.

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