Idleness and Occupation


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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!

Occupation is an antonym for idleness in laziness topic.
Nearby Word: idle
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Occupation noun – The activity by which one regularly makes a living.
Idleness is an antonym for occupation.
Nearby Words: occupy, occupancy, occupant, occupier, occupational
Antonyms for Occupation
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Occupation and Idleness. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 15, from
Idleness & Occupation. N.p., 2016. Web. 15 Jun. 2021. <>.
Occupation or Idleness. 2016. Accessed June 15, 2021.

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