What is a word for someone who doesn’t want to improve
closed as off-topic by Lawrence, cobaltduck, jimm101, Roger Sinasohn, lbf Aug 22 '18 at 21:39
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It depends what you mean by that.
If they don't want to because they're lazy, then try any of the following:
If their not wanting to is intentional, a pointed choice that they pursue, then try:
If their not wanting to improve or be better than they are is with extreme prejudice, you might try:
I'm sure there are other colors that one not wanting to improve themselves could take that I'm not thinking of, but these are the first few that come to mind. I'd say the one that includes the greatest spectrum of meanings is "ne'er-do-well."