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Synonyms for shiftless
ˈʃɪft lɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shiftless(adj)

    lacking or characterized by lack of ambition or initiative; lazy

    "a shiftless student"; "studied in a shiftless way"

    Antonyms:
    ambitious

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. shiftless

    Synonyms:
    awkward, bungling, clumsy, helpless, inexpert, maladroit, unhandy, unskilled, untaught, untrained

    Antonyms:
    accomplished, adept, adroit, apt, clever, deft, dexterous, expert, handy, happy, ingenious, practised, proficient, skilful, skilled, trained

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. shiftless

    Synonyms:
    thriftless, improvident, imprudent, wasteful, prodigal

    Antonyms:
    provident, prudent, careful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shiftless(a.)

    Synonyms:
    improvident, imprudent, prodigal, wasteful, without forecast, without foresight, careless of the future

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. shiftless(a)

    Synonyms:
    improvident, unthrifty, thriftless, wasteful

    Antonyms:
    thrifty, industrious

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