Traducción de idleness en Español:


inactividad, n.

Pronunciación /ˈʌɪdlnəs//ˈaɪdlnəs/


  • 1

    • 1.1(inactivity)

      (involuntary) inactividad femenino
      (involuntary) desocupación femenino
      (reprehensible) ociosidad femenino
      (reprehensible) ocio masculino
      (pleasant) ocio masculino
      (pleasant) descanso masculino
      enforced idleness inactividad forzosa
      • Being condemned on account of their riches to a life of idleness which is repugnant to human nature, the majority of them enjoy neither physical nor moral health.
      • He starts by saying that during a period of idleness, he began looking for a ship to crew.
      • The week has been an odd mix of haste and idleness.
      • He looked around, marveling at the idleness of the people around him.
      • In their own ennui of the day, they passed their idleness with staring out the window to spy Elizabeth's coming from the back lawns accompanied by two gentlemen.
      • Boats fostered unusually intimate encounters because of the enforced idleness of travel and because of their physical isolation.
      • I don't have much to do at work, which leads to long periods of idleness.
      • This busy idleness is our undoing.
      • The idleness for which the blacks are reproached is the consequence of the treatment to which they have been subjected.
      • A lifetime of idleness in academia would have really suited me.
      • Winter, by contrast, meant long periods of enforced idleness for a vast pool of casual labour.
      • Jobless after he went home, the unendurable idleness led him back to his old "friends," with whom he first took drugs.
      • My own work has proceeded in fits and starts throughout the holiday, with long intervals of idleness in between.
      • The ancestors of modern professors, humanists tried to reconcile (intellectual) labor with the cultivation of idleness based on classical paradigms.
      • Government unemployment insurance and welfare cause unemployment by subsidizing idleness.
      • The crowded huts, the waiting for food handouts, the idleness are steadily taking their toll.
      • Only the intrusions of his neighbour, Mrs Mac, detract from a life of idleness.
      • The night wasn't totally spent in idleness.
      • Two weeks of this enforced idleness nearly kills me.
      • Inclination to idleness, which public institutions have fostered among certain nations, not only binds men, but also fetters fortunes.

    • 1.2(laziness)

      holgazanería femenino
      haraganería femenino
      flojera femenino coloquial
      • Then there is the deep-rooted fear of idleness.
      • Jobless after he went home, the unendurable idleness led him back to his old ‘friends,’ with whom he first took drugs.
      • The law was against loitering, though it may as well have been against idleness and sloth.
      • Look up that invaluable book, Scots Thesaurus, and you will find four or five pages given over to words denoting idleness and laziness, all contemptuous.
      • They are saying that due to their idleness and lethargy they are not taking water.

  • 2

    • 2.1

      (of conversation) lo insustancial
      (of speculation) lo inútil

    • 2.2

      (of hopes, fears) lo infundado
      (of promise, threat) lo vano