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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshiftlessshift‧less /ˈʃɪftləs/ adjective  LAZYlazy and having no interest in working hard or trying to succeedshiftlessness noun [uncountable]
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shiftlessI suspect that most of the inhabitants are footloose and shiftless.We are waiting and trying not to lose faith, but you see we're suffocating ... oh my shiftless body.She had joined forces with her shiftless family: they were ranged against him, and there was nothing he could do.She was shiftless, had made no provision.my shiftless nephewPepino must be a fool as well as a shiftless rascal.
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