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Indolent

Indolent

1. Free from toil, pain, or trouble.

2. Indulging in ease; avoiding labour and exertion; habitually idle; lazy; inactive; as, an indolent man. To waste long nights in indolent repose. (Pope)

3. (Science: medicine) Causing little or no pain or annoyance; as, an indolent tumour.

Synonym: idle, lazy, slothful, sluggish, listless, inactive, inert. See idle.

Origin: Pref. In- not _ L. Dolens, -entis, p. Pr. Of dolere to feel pain: cf. F. Indolent. See Dolorous.


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