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Laziness

See also Carelessness.
Lechery (See LUST.)
Bailey Junior
nonchalant, inefficient boardinghouse page. [Br. Lit.: Martin Chuzzlewit]
Bailey, Beetle
goldbricking army private. [Comics: Horn, 105–106]
Belacqua
too slothful in life, he repents after death. [Ital. Lit.: Divine Comedy]
Bshyst
demon of sloth. [Zoroastrian Myth.: Leach, 175]
Capp, Andy
deliberately jobless and shirks household duties. [Comics: Horn, 82]
Datchery, Dick
hotel resident with no occupation. [Br. Lit.: Edwin Drood]
Jughead
terminally indolent, save when hunger dictates. [Comics: “Archie” in Horn, 87]
Krebs, Maynard G.
for whom “work” is a four-letter word. [TV: “The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis” in Terrace, II, 64–66]
Lake of Idleness
whoever drank thereof, grew immediately “faint and weary.” [Br. Lit.: Faerie Queene]
Lazybones
popular song by Hoagy Carmichael (1933). [Am. Music: Kinkle, II, 268]
Lester, Jeeter
hapless sharecropper too lazy to keep his large family from starving. [Am. Lit.: Caldwell Tobacco Road]
Little Boy Blue
asleep under haystack while livestock roam. [Nurs. Rhyme: Mother Goose, 11]
Oblomov
indolent landowner, always in robe and slippers. [Russ. Lit.: Oblomov]
phlegm
humor effecting temperament of sluggishness. [Medieval Physiology: Hall, 130]
sloth
arboreal mammal, always associated with sluggishness. [Zoology: Misc.]
Speed
an “illiterate loiterer”; slow-moving servant. [Br. Lit.: Two Gentlemen of Verona]
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I'm not comparing myself, but I understand football is changing and I am evolving with it, but I get labelled lazy.
Researchers from Ulster University and Technological University Dublin attribute the disparity in vision outcomes of children across the border on differences in access to timely identification and treatment of lazy eye in the Republic.
(I was referring to construction workers as lazy. And basically, if we compare them to Chinese workers, in eight months, they can finish the work that takes Filipinos a year) Tulfo said that Filipino construction workers take work lightly while Chinese workers take breaks but go right back to work.
Perhaps some of the poor turned 'lazy' because they did not get opportunities, plus the fact that their sweat and tears aren't compensated with a just and decent wage.
GLMV President Scott Adams and Mark Fleischhauer, Village of Vernon Hills, welcomed Lazy Dog to the community.
[USA], Nov 19 ( ANI ): According to a recent study, having 'lazy eye' can affect a child's self-esteem.
With her passion for creating inspiring and nutritious meals Chef Mogau Seshoene, also known as The Lazy Makoti, teamed up with SA's family favourite McCain, to provide healthy, nutritious meals to over 2000 learners at Kliptown Secondary School and Witkoppen Primary School.
The researchers uncovered differences in how the brain processes visual information in patients with various types of lazy eye.
The Lazy Lizard closed for 'refurbishment and re-branding' at the weekend, with Saturday's Sanction event the final night to be held at The Printworks-based venue.
GUTHRIE In January 2015, the Lazy E Arena made rodeo industry headlines when it was announced that the National Little Britches Rodeo Association was moving its finals event to Guthrie.
Wounded and alarmed, lovers of Buhari quickly recovered and reached for clean water to bathe their idol, hence the sly attempt to drag Chief Obafemi Awolowo into the Buhari 'lazy' talk.
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad insisted today that Sabah and Sarawak folks stand as equals to Peninsular Malaysians, after yesterday denying calling them 'lazy'.