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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- Producing no useful result.

Usage examples (4)
  • There is also the noun form "otiosity," which predates
  • A belch. “… it is thus an orifice, and gives ceaseless issue to eructations …” otiosity.
  • Lazy; indolent; of no use; ineffective; futile. “… the Dream awakes; seeing its own otiosity, which has nothing to do with nothingness …”
  • Joseph Sedley then led a life of dignified otiosity such as became a person of his eminence. for more
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