Action and Laziness


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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

Laziness is an antonym for action in something done topic.
Nearby Words: active, activity, acting, acted, actively
Antonyms for Action


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Laziness noun – An inclination not to do work or engage in activities.
Action is an antonym for laziness in be active topic.
Nearby Words: lazy, lazily
Antonyms for Laziness
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How words are described

human human action human laziness
normal normal action normal laziness
certain certain action certain laziness
simple simple action simple laziness
Other adjectives: violent, extreme, deliberate, less.

Both words in one sentence

  • The Conscience Mark Twain wrote a short story where a man's conscience is an evil little imp that exists solely to torment him about his every action (and we do mean every action: not giving change to a beggar is proof of selfishness while feeding a tramp promotes laziness).
  • Useful Notes / The French Revolution aka: French Revolution What is usually glossed over is their corruption, their elitism, their laziness in pushing proper reforms and finally their belief in War for Fun and Profit in the name of "spreading the revolution", an action which unleashed 20 years of warfare across Europe.
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