Action and Indolence


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Action noun – Readiness to engage in daring or difficult activity.
Usage example: the wilderness was tamed by men and women of action

Indolence is an antonym for action in something done topic.
Nearby Words: active, activity, acting, acted, actively
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Indolence noun – An inclination not to do work or engage in activities.
Action is an antonym for indolence.
Nearby Words: indolent, indolently
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Indolence and Action. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 25, from
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Indolence or Action. 2016. Accessed January 25, 2021.

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