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Noun: idleness  I-d(u)l-nus
  1. Having no employment
    - idling, loafing
  2. The quality of lacking substance or value
    "the idleness of their report was quickly recognized";
    - groundlessness
  3. The trait of being idle out of a reluctance to work
    - faineance

Type of: inactivity, indolence, ineptitude, laziness, worthlessness

Encyclopedia: Idleness