Slothful: Disinclined to work or exertion
Usage: He reproached himself, made good resolutions, and prayed over this fault, but still he remained slothful and idle.

  1. Training expec ted to produce a specific character or pattern of behavior, especially training that produces moral or mental improvement.
    1. Controlled behavior resulting from disciplinary training; self-control
      1. Control obtained by enforcing compliance or order.
      2. A systematic method to obtain obedience: a military discipline.
      3. A state of order based on submission to rules and authority: a teacher who demanded discipline in the classroom.
  2. To train by instruction and practice, especially to teach self-control to.