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- n. The property of being shiftless.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Shiftless character or condition; lack of resource; inability to devise or use suitable expedients or measures; slackness; inefficiency; improvidence.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a failure to be active as a consequence of lack of initiative or ambition
From shiftless + -ness (Wiktionary)