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sluggardly

[sluhg-erd-lee] /ˈslʌg ərd li/
adjective
1.
like or befitting a sluggard; slothful; lazy.
Origin of sluggardly
1860-1865
1860-65; sluggard + -ly
Related forms
sluggardliness, noun
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  • The sluggardly inertness of that people passes all belief; entreaties, objurgations, curses, even bribes could not move them.

    A Day's Ride Charles James Lever
  • But he had too much confidence in the sluggardly law to suppose anything of the kind.

    The Seven Curses of London James Greenwood

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