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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shift·less /ˈʃɪf(t)ləs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shift·less, a. Destitute of expedients, or not using successful expedients; characterized by failure, especially by failure to provide for one's own support, through negligence or incapacity; hence, lazy; improvident; thriftless; as, a shiftless fellow; shiftless management. -- Shift*less*ly, adv. -- Shift*less*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : lacking or characterized by lack of ambition or initiative;
            lazy; "a shiftless student"; "studied in a shiftless