Definition of Oblomovism in English:

Oblomovism

(also Oblomoffism)

noun

  • Sluggish or languorous inertia; supineness, indecision, procrastination.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Encyclopaedia Britannica. From the name of Oblomov + -ism, after Russian Oblomovščina.

Pronunciation

Oblomovism

/ˈɒbləmɒvɪz(ə)m/ /əˈblɒməvɪz(ə)m/