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lazy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lazy  \La"zy\,  a.  [Compar.  {Lazier};  superl.  {Laziest}.]  [OE. 
  lasie,  laesic  of  uncertain  origin;  cf  F.  las  tired,  L. 
  lassus  akin  to  E.  late;  or  cf  LG  losig,  lesig.] 
  1.  Disinclined  to  action  or  exertion;  averse  to  labor;  idle; 
  shirking  work  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  Inactive;  slothful;  slow;  sluggish;  as  a  lazy  stream. 
  ``The  night  owl's  lazy  flight.''  --Shak. 
 
  3.  Wicked;  vicious.  [Obs.  or  Prov.  Eng.]  --B.  Jonson 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lazy 
  adj  1:  moving  slowly  and  gently;  "up  a  lazy  river";  "lazy  white 
  clouds";  "at  a  lazy  pace" 
  2:  disinclined  to  work  or  exertion;  "faineant  kings  under  whose 
  rule  the  country  languished";  "an  indolent  hanger-on"; 
  "too  lazy  to  wash  the  dishes";  "shiftless  idle  youth"; 
  "slothful  employees";  "the  unemployed  are  not  necessarily 
  work-shy"  [syn:  {faineant},  {indolent},  {otiose},  {slothful}, 
  {work-shy}] 




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