Idleness in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Idleness

inactivity; laziness

Examples of Idleness in a sentence

The lazy sheep herder’s idleness caused him to fall asleep in the field while a wolf lurked nearby.  🔊

My workaholic father constantly complained about my idleness and encouraged me to get a summer job.  🔊

The machine’s frequent idleness made it highly inefficient.  🔊

Spending her day on the beach in idleness, the vacationer refused to be active or do anything other than rest.  🔊

Many feel the welfare system encourages idleness and stops able bodied adults from going to work.  🔊

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