Synonyms of idleness in English:

idleness


See definition of idleness

noun

1‘he was birched for his idleness at school’

SYNONYMS
laziness, indolence, slothfulness, sloth, shiftlessness, inertia, sluggishness, lethargy, languor, torpidity, torpor
remissness, negligence, slackness, laxity
archaic fainéance
rare otiosity, hebetude
ANTONYMS

industry

2‘we suffered a period of enforced idleness’

SYNONYMS
inactivity, inaction, unemployment, rest, repose
ANTONYMS

activity