- Antonyms of INDOLENCE
diligence, industry, ambition, animation, assiduity, assiduousness, briskness, diligence, drive, energy, enterprise, exuberance, go, hustle, industriousness, industry, initiative, liveliness, lustiness, pep, peppiness, perseverance, robustness, sprightliness, vibrancy, vigor, vim, vitality, vivacity, jazziness.
- Examples of usage:
- Unbelief is usually due to indolence, often to prejudice, and never a thing to be proud of. - "Thoughts on Religion" by George John Romanes
- " Princes," observes the learned author of the Spirit of Laws, " have in their lives periods of ambition to which other passions, and even indolence, succeed." - "Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. I" by Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon
- And he had gifts of taste and knowledge besides, although his indolence had prevented him making any significant use of them. - "The Honour of the Clintons" by Archibald Marshall