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Synonym: at leisurefutilegroundlessinactivelazyunfoundedunoccupiedunwarranteduselessvainworthlessAntonym: diligentindustriousSimilar words: sidlerapidlytimidlylucidlylanguidlyhandleaddlemiddleMeaning: ['aɪdl] n. the state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling. v. 1. run disconnected or idle 2. be idle; exist in a changeless situation. adj. 1. not in action or at work 2. without a basis in reason or fact 3. not in active use 4. silly or trivial 5. lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility 6. not yielding a return 7. not having a job. 
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1. If the devil finds a man idle, he’ll set him to work. 
2. The devil finds work for idle hands to do. 
3. An idle soul shall suffer hunger. 
4. Idle folks have the least leisure. 
5. An idle person is the devil’s cusion. 
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6. The tongue of idle persons is never idle. 
7. An idle brain is the devil’s workshop. 
8. A young man idle, an old man needy. 
9. Idle people [folks] have the most labour [take the most pains]. 
10. An idle youth, a needy age. 
11. Satan always finds work for idle hands. 
12. Time is life and when the idle man kills time,he kills himself.
13. Half these factories now stand idle.
14. Idle young[sentencedict.com], needy age [old].
15. She's a great one for idle gossip .
16. Many people were idle during the depression.
17. Idle folks have most labour.
18. Idle such as vinegar, can soften the spirit of the calcareous; diligent like alcohol, can burn the flame of wisdom.
19. Men are left idle when machines break down.
20. It was just an idle threat .
21. I don't know why I asked—just idle curiosity.
22. He did not idle away his entire vacation.
23. It's foolish to idle away one's precious time.
24. Idle young, needy old.
25. Employees have been idle almost a month because of shortages.
26. Idle folks lack no excuses.
27. She never lifts a finger to help. She's bone idle.
28. To do great work a man must be very idle as well as very industrious.
29. Death, old age, are words without a meaning, that pass by us like the idle air which we regard not. Others may have undergone, or may still be liable to them--we "bear a charmed life", which laughs to scorn all such sickly fancies. As in setting out on delightful journey, we strain our eager gaze forward.
30. Keep learning. Learn more about the computer, crafts, gardening, whatever. Never let the brain idle. "An idle mind is the devil's workshop. And the devil's name is Alzheimer's.
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