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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Inactivity resulting from a dislike of work. Laziness.

Usage examples (35)
  • indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy.
  • Seated, without doing anything, the greater part of the day, in an armchair of red wood, he bitterly complained of what he called the indolence and ignorance of his...
  • For the word indolence, it merely says, "the quality or state of being indolent."
  • But indolence is the mother of vice, and not only to little children might Doctor Watts have asserted that for more
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