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 for slothful
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slothful \Sloth"ful\, a.
     Addicted to sloth; inactive; sluggish; lazy; indolent; idle.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him
           that is a great waster.                  --Prov. xviii.
                                                    9.
     [1913 Webster] -- Sloth"ful*ly, adv. -- Sloth"ful*ness,
     n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  slothful
      adj 1: disinclined to work or exertion; "faineant kings under
             whose rule the country languished"; "an indolent hanger-
             on"; "too lazy to wash the dishes"; "shiftless idle
             youth"; "slothful employees"; "the unemployed are not
             necessarily work-shy" [syn: faineant, indolent,
             lazy, otiose, slothful, work-shy]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  92 Moby Thesaurus words for "slothful":
     ambling, apathetic, bone-lazy, cadging, cautious, circumspect,
     claudicant, crawling, creeping, creeping like snail, deliberate,
     dilatory, do-nothing, doless, dronish, drony, easy, easygoing,
     ergophobic, faineant, faltering, flagging, foot-dragging, gentle,
     good-for-nothing, gradual, halting, hebetudinous, hobbled,
     hobbling, idle, inactive, indifferent, indolent, inert,
     lackadaisical, laggard, languid, languorous, lax, lazy, leisurely,
     lethargic, limping, lumbering, moderate, nonaggressive, parasitic,
     phlegmatic, pococurante, poking, poky, procrastinative, relaxed,
     reluctant, remiss, sauntering, scrounging, shiftless, shuffling,
     slack, slow, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow,
     slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving,
     slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped,
     sluggish, snail-paced, snaillike, sponging, staggering, strolling,
     tentative, toddling, torpid, tortoiselike, tottering, trudging,
     turtlelike, unenterprising, unhurried, waddling, work-shy
  
  

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