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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner disinclined to work or exertion.

Usage examples (34)
  • Haaashaastaak betook himself, a little slothfully, to Earth.
  • The dark mass of the sea, at flood, lay tranquil, slothfully lapping the shingle.
  • I slothfully roll back into the bowl of glutinous porridge and let it envelope me.
  • There were long dinners at which the wealthy bourgeois lingered slothfully and wearily, prone to fall asleep like peasants. for more
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