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British pronunciation/ˈa‍ɪdə‍l/
American pronunciation/ˈaɪdəɫ/
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not active or in use

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idle definition and meaning
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an easy accomplishment

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not in active use

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without a basis in reason or fact

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silly or trivial

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showing a lack of responsibility or restraint

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not having a job

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not yielding a return

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to idle
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to run an engine slowly without being engaged in any work or gear

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to be at rest or not actively doing anything

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Idle
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the state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling

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The idle teenager spent hours playing video games instead of studying for exams, showing a lack of responsibility.
The idle spending habits of the couple led to financial troubles, revealing a lack of responsibility in managing their finances.
The company's idle management allowed inefficiencies to persist, reflecting a lack of responsibility towards improving productivity.
The procrastinator complained about not having enough time to pursue their hobbies, but idle folk have the least leisure, and their lack of productivity left them with little free time.
I always try to fill my free time with meaningful pursuits instead of wasting hours in front of mindless entertainment, remembering the wise words that idle hands are the devil's playthings.
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