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An.a.ni.as an-uh-nahy-uhs

-verb (used without object)

1. to waste or kill time; evade work or responsibility by talking to, or conversing with, a significant other (often fol. by around): He ananiased around till work was over.

-verb (used with object)

2. to act negligently or incompetently at work, esp. due to time being spent on the phone with a significant other: You really ananiased the job.

-noun

3. unintentional failure to notice or consider; lack of proper attention: Owing to my ananias, the culprit got away.

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An.a.ni.as.ing.ly, adverb
He is ananiasingly distracted at the moment.
by Moses Wills June 26, 2009
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Name used in the book of Acts of the Bible. Acts 9: 10-17
Acts 9: 10. And there was a certain disciple at Damascus, named Ananias; and to him said the Lord in a vision, Ananias. And he said, Behold, I am here, Lord.
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