desidia


desidia
f.
1 carelessness.
2 idleness, indecision, sloth, laziness.
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desidia
nombre femenino
1 negligence
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SF
1) (=pereza) idleness
2) [en el vestir] slovenliness
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femenino
a) (apatía) slackness, indolence (frml)

no soporto su desidia — I can't stand his lax o slack attitude

la desidia que lo invadió — the feeling of total apathy which took hold of him

b) (desaseo) slovenliness
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= procrastination, indolence, negligence, neglection, lassitude.
Ex. Procrastination must be recognized as a serious waste of time, affecting not only the amount of work people are able to accomplish but its quality as well.
Ex. Sunday remains a 'people's day,' a consensus of indolence = El domingo sigue siendo el 'día de la gente', donde predomina la indolencia.
Ex. Damage of library materials is often caused by carelessness and negligence.
Ex. After decades of neglection, nowadays there is an effort to bring these houses back to their original glory.
Ex. His lassitude does not appear to emanate from laziness, but rather from the stirrings of nihilistic restlessness.
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femenino
a) (apatía) slackness, indolence (frml)

no soporto su desidia — I can't stand his lax o slack attitude

la desidia que lo invadió — the feeling of total apathy which took hold of him

b) (desaseo) slovenliness
* * *
= procrastination, indolence, negligence, neglection, lassitude.

Ex: Procrastination must be recognized as a serious waste of time, affecting not only the amount of work people are able to accomplish but its quality as well.

Ex: Sunday remains a 'people's day,' a consensus of indolence = El domingo sigue siendo el 'día de la gente', donde predomina la indolencia.
Ex: Damage of library materials is often caused by carelessness and negligence.
Ex: After decades of neglection, nowadays there is an effort to bring these houses back to their original glory.
Ex: His lassitude does not appear to emanate from laziness, but rather from the stirrings of nihilistic restlessness.

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desidia
feminine
1
(apatía): su desidia había empezado a afectar a los demás empleados his lax o slack attitude had begun to affect the rest of the staff
la desidia que lo invadió the feeling of total apathy o of not caring at all which took hold of him
se echó con desidia en el sofá she flopped lethargically onto the sofa
2 (desaseo) slovenliness
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desidia sustantivo femenino
a) (apatía) slackness, indolence (frml)

b) (desaseo) slovenliness

desidia sustantivo femenino apathy, carelessness, neglect
'desidia' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
desinterés
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desidia nf
1. [descuido] [en el trabajo] carelessness;
[en el aspecto] slovenliness;
hace las cosas con desidia she does things very carelessly;
cosas que pasan por desidia things that happen through carelessness
2. [desgana] listlessness;
me entró la desidia I was overcome by a feeling of listlessness
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desidia
f apathy, lethargy
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desidia nf
1) apatía: apathy, indolence
2) negligencia: negligence, sloppiness

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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