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Difference between 'Lazy' and 'Idle'


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Lazy
Laziness indicates a greater degree of idleness and is always held in contempt.

Idle
Idleness may be due to circumstances,but a man is lazy from habits.


Sample Usage

Lazy
1.Laziness grows on people,it begins in cobwebs and ends in iron chains.
2.Lazy people tend to become fat.
3.I take the bus to work as i am too lazy to walk.

Idle
1.To be idle and to be poor have always been reproached.
2.He has work to do,but he's idle in the harbour.



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