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lazy

Medspeak
adjective Slow-moving, sluggish—e.g., lazy bladder, lazy bowel, lazy eye.

Vox populi
adjective Resistant to work or exertion; disposed to idleness or indolence.
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And her work colleague Chris Costello, 45, from Washwood Heath, said she didn't like laziness but sometimes took the lift at work to save time.
As we might expect from the title, Levine believes that laziness is a myth.
Both books, A Mind at a Time and The Myth of Laziness, were intended to describe Dr.
They have, but my laziness is greater than my vanity.
But it's misleading to take his obstinate refusal to produce focused shows as a sign of either egomaniacal overreaching (although he does start off the present catalogue with a picture of himself at age sixteen touring Norway on a Vespa) or sheer laziness (although "Universal Experience" does reprise works from Bonami's past efforts at Manifesta and Venice).
TWO German doctors say laziness is the secret of long life.
The model for the emergence of a population of "cheaters" out of a population of "cooperators" described in "When Laziness Pays: Math explains how cooperation and cheating evolve" (SN: 1/15/05, p.
The Joy of Laziness: How To Slow Down And Live Longer' claims that laughing is better for us than running and that exercise and stress cause high blood pressure and cell damage in the brain which is counteracted by laziness.
The welfare state actually encourages a spiritual laziness by implying that helping the poor is the responsibility of the state rather than a responsibility of the individual.
He was always challenging, witty, kind (though never soft on laziness, either mental or physical), full of enthusiasm, thoughtful, enquiring and idealistic.
In some cases, the older generation's criticisms are about intellectual laziness, but maybe they just don't like the messages.
The prayer included a long list of confessions, such as, "We have worshiped other gods and called it multiculturalism," "We have endorsed perversion and called it alternative lifestyle," "We have rewarded laziness and called it welfare," and "We have killed our unborn and called it justifiable.