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Synonyms for unoccupied
ʌnˈɒk yəˌpaɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unoccupied(adj)

    not held or filled or in use

    "an unoccupied telephone booth"; "unoccupied hours"


    occupied, busy, inhabited, filled, in use(p), engaged

  2. unoccupied(adj)

    not seized and controlled

    "unoccupied areas of France"


    engaged, filled, inhabited, occupied, in use(p), busy

  3. unoccupied, untenanted(adj)

    not leased to or occupied by a tenant

    "an unoccupied apartment"; "very little unclaimed and untenanted land"


    inhabited, occupied, engaged, filled, in use(p), busy

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. unoccupied

    Idle in all uses rests upon its root meaning, as derived from the Anglo-Saxon idel, which signifies vain, empty, useless. Idle thus denotes not primarily the absence of action, but vain action — the absence of useful, effective action; the idle schoolboy may be very actively whittling his desk or tormenting his neighbors. Doing nothing whatever is the secondary meaning of idle. One may be temporarily idle of necessity; if he is habitually idle, it is his own fault. Lazy signifies indisposed to exertion, averse to labor; idleness is in fact; laziness is in disposition or inclination. A lazy person may chance to be employed in useful work, but he acts without energy or impetus. We speak figuratively of a lazy stream. The inert person seems like dead matter (characterized by inertia), powerless to move; the sluggish moves heavily and toilsomely; the most active person may sometimes find the bodily or mental powers sluggish. Slothful belongs in the moral realm, denoting a self-indulgent aversion to exertion. "The slothful hideth his hand in his bosom; it grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth," Prov. xxvi, 15. Indolent is a milder term for the same quality; the slothful man hates action; the indolent man loves inaction. Compare VAIN.

    idle, inactive, indolent, inert, lazy, slothful, sluggish, trifling, unemployed, vacant

    active, busy, diligent, employed, industrious, occupied, working

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    vacant, uninhabited, unmanned, unfilled, empty

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  • غير مشغولArabic
  • unbesetzt, frei, leerstehend, unbeschäftigtGerman
  • neokupataEsperanto
  • joutilas, tyhjä, miehittämätön, vapaa, toimetonFinnish
  • inhabité, inoccupé, libre, videFrench
  • obesattSwedish
  • boşta gezen, boş, işgal edilmemiş, işsiz, oturulmayanTurkish

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