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faineance, faineancy

laziness; the state of being idle. — fainéant, adj.
See also: Work
laziness; the state of being idle. — faineant, adj.
See also: Behavior
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Noun1.faineance - the trait of being idle out of a reluctance to work
indolence, laziness - inactivity resulting from a dislike of work
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