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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /fˈeɪniːnsi/
    • /fˈeɪniːnsi/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /fˈeɪniːnsi/

Definition of faineancy word

  • noun faineancy Synonym of faineance. 1

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A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for faineancy

noun faineancy

  • apathy — You can use apathy to talk about someone's state of mind if you are criticizing them because they do not seem to be interested in or enthusiastic about anything.
  • inertia — inertness, especially with regard to effort, motion, action, and the like; inactivity; sluggishness.
  • lethargy — the quality or state of being drowsy and dull, listless and unenergetic, or indifferent and lazy; apathetic or sluggish inactivity.
  • negligence — the quality, fact, or result of being negligent; neglect: negligence in discharging one's responsibilities.
  • sloth — habitual disinclination to exertion; indolence; laziness.

Antonyms for faineancy

noun faineancy

  • activity — Activity is a situation in which a lot of things are happening or being done.
  • life — the condition that distinguishes organisms from inorganic objects and dead organisms, being manifested by growth through metabolism, reproduction, and the power of adaptation to environment through changes originating internally.
  • liveliness — full or suggestive of life or vital energy; active, vigorous, or brisk: a lively discussion.
  • action — Action is doing something for a particular purpose.
  • diligence — constant and earnest effort to accomplish what is undertaken; persistent exertion of body or mind.

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