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 (slôth′fəl, slōth′-, slŏth′-)
Disinclined to work or exertion; lazy. See Synonyms at lazy.

sloth′ful·ly adv.
sloth′ful·ness n.


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If, therefore, thou wouldst have me enjoy what can be called life, thou wilt at once engage in this love struggle, not lukewarmly nor slothfully, but with the energy and zeal that my desire demands, and with the loyalty our friendship assures me of.
WHILE simmering slothfully on Mediterranean sands last week, someone told me Norman Wisdom had died at the ripe old age of 95.
and get back to sitting slothfully at my desk scribbling, blind to the stationery-based apocalypse around me, and to the similar scene of devastation across the hall.