- vivacious, assiduous, strenuous, high-energy, occupied, snappy, bouncing, physical, active, energetic, rattling, driving, dynamic, kinetic, caring, tireless, hardworking, indefatigable, springy, alert, diligent, peppy, canty, lively, merry, busy, sprightly, spanking, engaged, industrious, zippy, animated, unwearying, perky, sedulous, working, vital, brisk, unflagging.
- blah, uncaring, incurious, numb, bovine, stolid, listlessly, hopeless, inert, don't give a damn, remiss, slumbery, Stagnating, bored, unworking, asleep, spunkless, sleepyheaded, narcoleptic, yawny, unready, sluggishly, unemployed, in a stupor, graceful, stationary, weak, unconscious, out, nodding, anesthetized, stupor, stoic, laggard, leaden, daze, having spring fever, prepatent, benumbed, unexcitable, serene, dozy, coma, closed down, belated, feeling no pain, dim, faineant, Mopish, languid, impassive, latent, Lethargical, weakened, sleepily, out cold, out like a light, Stultified, slow-going, nebbish, unambitious, sleepyhead, indolent, easy-going, passive, loutish, exanimate, yawning, static, heavy, idle, Mooney, resigned, dawdling, indifferent, Resting, tired, logy, spent, draggy, run-down, lusterless, sedation, statuvolent, tepid, Narcose, laid back, overtaxed, insensible, Loitering, inanimate, half asleep, unmoved, jiggered, languorous, oscitant, narcotized, stupid, soporific, Laodicean, lethargy, poky, all in, dreamy, limp, phlegmatical, along for the ride, unhurried, blahs, slow-witted, sedentary, unconcerned, slow-paced, doped, leisure, unenergetic, hebetudinous, on hold, at rest, sleep-drowned, narcous, peaceful, ponderous, dead to the world, dragging, thick-witted, negligent, tardy, catatonic, Wayworn, crawling, drooping, couldn't care less, Flagged, sleep-swollen, insensitive, beat, Snail-paced, anaesthetised, loafing, cernuous, creeping, Numskulled, Reposing, knocked out, state, feelings, listless, slumberish, sidelined, cataleptic, sleepy, heavy-lidded, stuporose, motionless, lymphatic, obtuse, lifeless, inattentive, out of service, torpid, Frazzled, unfeeling, lumpish, uncurious, blunt, what the hell, lethargically, uninvolved, slow, behindhand, plodding, torpescent, in a trance, leisurely, enervated, laid-back, spring fever, languor, shiftless, asleep on job, immobilized, wimpy, pacific, fagged out, run down, delinquent, sluggard, vegetative, sleep-drunk, cold, doltish, languidly, slumberous, stretchy, aloof, stagnant, fatigued, somniferous, paralytic, cool, soporiferous, blase, unconsciousness, dense, flagging, neglectful, napping, withdrawn, moony, placid, lethargic, drowsy, drugged, slowly, Pococurante, lackadaisical, stuporous, energyless, directionless, paralysis, wasted, out of action, somnifacient, do-nothing, stupefaction, jobless, unaffected, moribund, slack, out of it, Pluckless, slow-footed, besotted, wooden, worn-out, spiritless, dopy, hypnotic, slumbering, Soporose, heavy-eyed, snaillike, fatheaded, cloddish, on the canvas, world-weary, asleep on the job, unresponsive, exhausted, droopy, nonchalant, deskbound, quiet, on your last legs, enthusiastic, anesthesia, detached, buggered, supine, dilatory, immobile, uninterested, thick, vigorous, jaded, slothful, sated, foggy, lazy, faint, clod-like, sleep-filled, groggy, sluggish, Trudging, gradual, wearied, retarded, Numbed, wan, Nutant, Pooped, lax, dopey, easy going, anaesthesia, oafish, in holding pattern, tranquil, slowgoing, otiose, low key, strained, somnolent, slow-moving, disinterested, knackered, Drony, phlegmatic, unawakened, Sleepful, insouciant, unenrgetic, debilitated, dormant, bushed, abject, stupefied, easygoing, lingering, in firm, not busy, mothballed, overtired, careless, reluctant, dead, weary, heavy with sleep, somnific, tortoiselike, vegetable, narcosis, Soporous, comatose, drugged with sleep, heartless, do nothing, lukewarm, quiescent, Delaying, unenthusiastic, dead-beat, unergetic, hibernating, boorish, balmy, still, apathetic, Inconscious, unmoving, inactive, sleeping, action, slowpoke, dazed, sedated, whacked, unanimated, slowest, unemotional, olympian, dull, slumbersome, snoozy, desensitized.
Yet even the former comparatively low mortality, of which the counsel speaks with so much satisfaction, as a proof of the kind and compassionate treatment of the slaves, even this indolent and lethargic destruction gives to the march of death seventeen times its usual speed. "The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament (1808), Vol. I" by Thomas Clarkson