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sloth
used in Arrowsmith

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mental sloth
Definition
laziness (an unwillingness to work or exert oneself)
  • Almus Pickerbaugh was neither a coward nor slothful.
    Chapter 23 (48% in)

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  • I assume you agree with me, or you will when you have had an opportunity to see the effect our work has on the city, and the success we have in selling the idea of Better Health, that what the world needs is a really inspired, courageous, overtowering leader— say a Billy Sunday of the movement—a man who would know how to use sensationalism properly and wake the people out of their sloth.
    Chapter 19 (16% in)

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