Definition of laziness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    laziness

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈleɪzinəs//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈleɪzinəs//
     
    [uncountable](disapproving)
     
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  1. 1the quality of being unwilling to work or be active She is intolerant of laziness and always pushes her students. I stayed where I was out of laziness.
  2. 2lack of care in doing something Her work was marred by intellectual laziness.