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Synonyms for jobless
ˈdʒɒb lɪsjob·less

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  1. joblessadjective


  2. joblessadjective

    Lacking employment.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. idle, jobless, out of workadjective

    not having a job

    "idle carpenters"; "jobless transients"; "many people in the area were out of work"

    groundless, loose, baseless, out of work, wild, light, dead, unused, unwarranted, idle, unfounded


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "jobless":

    unemployed, unemployment, non-employment

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  1. Probaerb:

    Better remain jobless than work with a private organization that treats inhumanly and humiliates its employees.

  2. Photographer Guillaume Binet:

    I met a woman whose husband and three sons are all fighting( for The Southern Resistance) -- the husband is fighting because he is jobless, and it's the only thing he can do, other men have come from Saudi Arabia to fight to protect their families and support The Southern Resistance.


    Even if jobless we should never be effortless!

  4. Probaerb:

    Better to remain jobless than work for the ruthless private organization that only does exploitation, humiliation of its employees and gives them pressure and stress

  5. Tomoaki Shishido:

    One hypothesis the labor data is putting forward is that employment may now be growing at a pace of almost 300,000 even after the dollar has strengthened considerably. That is clearly above the speed limit, if this continues while labor participation does not increase, the jobless rate will fall to around 4.5 percent by the end of year and the Fed risks falling behind the curve in keeping inflation in check.


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