Inaction vs Lazy - What's the difference?

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As a noun inaction

is want of action or activity; forbearance from labor; idleness; rest; inertness.

As a verb lazy is

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inaction

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Want of action or activity; forbearance from labor; idleness; rest; inertness.
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    lazy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Unwilling to do work or make an effort.
  • Requiring little or no effort.
  • Relaxed or leisurely.
  • (label) Of an eye, squinting because of a weakness of the eye muscles.
  • (label) Turned so that the letter is horizontal instead of vertical.
  • (label) Employing lazy evaluation; not calculating results until they are immediately required.
  • wicked; vicious
  • (Ben Jonson)

    Usage notes

    * Nouns to which "lazy" is often applied: person, man, woman, bastard, morning, day, time, way.

    Synonyms

    * (unwilling to work) bone-idle, idle, indolent, slothful, work-shy * See also

    Derived terms

    * laze * laziness * lazybones * lazy evaluation * lazy eye * lazy Susan

    Verb

  • (label) To laze, act in a lazy manner
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