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Synonyms for faineant
ˌfeɪ neɪˈɑ̃; -ˈɑ̃z; ˈfeɪ ni əntfaineant

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  1. faineant, indolent, lazy, otiose, slothful, work-shyadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    indolent, otiose, superfluous, work-shy, wasted, purposeless, pointless, senseless, futile, unavailing, ineffectual, lazy, slothful

    Antonyms:
    busy

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#9125lazy
#12442wasted
#18270pointless
#26975futile
#35057senseless
#35699superfluous
#61666ineffectual
#80300indolent
#109464unavailing
#114767slothful
#148311purposeless

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