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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) idle

Synonyms: idle Definition: the state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling Usage: the car engine was running at idle

Hypernyms: operation Definition: the state of being in effect or being operative Usage: that rule is no longer in operation

Synonyms for (adjective) idle

Synonyms: idle, unused Definition: not in active use Usage: the machinery sat idle during the strike; idle hands

Hypernyms: inactive Definition: lacking activity; lying idle or unused Usage: an inactive mine; inactive accounts; inactive machinery

Synonyms: idle Definition: not in action or at work Usage: an idle laborer; idle drifters; the idle rich; an idle mind

Hypernyms: bone-idle, bone-lazy Definition: constitutionally lazy or idle

Hypernyms: indolent, otiose, slothful, work-shy, lazy, faineant Definition: disinclined to work or exertion Usage: faineant kings under whose rule the country languished; an indolent hanger-on; too lazy to wash the dishes; shiftless idle youth; slothful employees; the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy

Hypernyms: lackadaisical Definition: idle or indolent especially in a dreamy way Usage: she was annoyingly lackadaisical and impractical; a...lackadaisical, spiritless young man-about-town- P.G.Wodehouse

Hypernyms: leisured Definition: free from duties or responsibilities Usage: he writes in his leisure hours; life as it ought to be for the leisure classes- J.J.Chapman; even the artist and the sculptor were not regarded...as leisured men- Ida Craven

Hypernyms: unengaged Definition: not busy or occupied; free Usage: the cancellation left her unengaged a good part of the afternoon

Synonyms: jobless, out of work, idle Definition: not having a job Usage: idle carpenters; jobless transients; many people in the area were out of work

Hypernyms: unemployed Definition: not engaged in a gainful occupation Usage: unemployed workers marched on the capital

Synonyms: dead, idle Definition: not yielding a return Usage: dead capital; idle funds

Hypernyms: unprofitable Definition: producing little or no profit or gain Usage: deposits abandoned by mining companies as unprofitable

Synonyms: loose, idle Definition: lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility Usage: idle talk; a loose tongue

Hypernyms: irresponsible Definition: showing lack of care for consequences Usage: behaved like an irresponsible idiot; hasty and irresponsible action

Synonyms: light, idle Definition: silly or trivial Usage: idle pleasure; light banter; light idle chatter

Hypernyms: frivolous Definition: not serious in content or attitude or behavior Usage: a frivolous novel; a frivolous remark; a frivolous young woman

Synonyms: unwarranted, wild, baseless, groundless, idle, unfounded Definition: without a basis in reason or fact Usage: baseless gossip; the allegations proved groundless; idle fears; unfounded suspicions; unwarranted jealousy

Hypernyms: unsupported Definition: not sustained or maintained by nonmaterial aid Usage: unsupported accusations