Activity and Idleness


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Activity noun – Energetic movement of the body for the sake of physical fitness.
Idleness is an antonym for activity in topics: action, special interest or pursuit, state of being active.
Nearby Words: action, active, activate, actively, activist
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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!

Activity is an antonym for idleness in laziness topic.
Nearby Word: idle
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Idleness and Activity. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 24, from
Activity & Idleness. N.p., 2016. Web. 24 Jan. 2021. <>.
Idleness or Activity. 2016. Accessed January 24, 2021.

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