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in·do·lent

 (ĭn′də-lənt)
adj.
1.
a. Disinclined to exert oneself; habitually lazy. See Synonyms at lazy.
b. Conducive to inactivity or laziness; lethargic: humid, indolent weather.
2.
a. Causing little or no pain: an indolent tumor.
b. Slow to heal, grow, or develop; inactive: an indolent ulcer.

[Late Latin indolēns, indolent-, painless : Latin in-, not; see in-1 + Latin dolēns, present participle of dolēre, to feel pain.]

in′do·lent·ly adv.

indolent

(ˈɪndələnt)
adj
1. disliking work or effort; lazy; idle
2. (Pathology) pathol causing little pain: an indolent tumour.
3. (Pathology) (esp of a painless ulcer) slow to heal
[C17: from Latin indolēns not feeling pain, from in-1 + dolēns, from dolēre to grieve, cause distress]
ˈindolence n
ˈindolently adv

in•do•lent

(ˈɪn dl ənt)

adj.
1. having or showing a disposition to avoid exertion; slothful.
2. inactive or relatively benign: indolent ulcer.
[1655–65; < Late Latin indolent-=in- in-3 + dolēns, present participle of dolēre to be in pain]
in′do•lence, n.
in′do•lent•ly, adv.
syn: See idle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indolent - disinclined to work or exertion; "faineant kings under whose rule the country languished"; "an indolent hanger-on"; "too lazy to wash the dishes"; "shiftless idle youth"; "slothful employees"; "the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy"
idle - not in action or at work; "an idle laborer"; "idle drifters"; "the idle rich"; "an idle mind"
2.indolent - (of tumors, e.g.) slow to heal or develop and usually painless; "an indolent ulcer"; "leprosy is an indolent infectious disease"
pathology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
inactive - (pathology) not progressing or increasing; or progressing slowly

indolent

indolent

adjective
Resistant to exertion and activity:
Informal: do-nothing.
Idiom: bone lazy.
Translations
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indolenttiitsepintainenkivutonsaamatonveltostuttava

indolent

[ˈɪndələnt] ADJindolente

indolent

[ˈɪndələnt] adjindolent(e)

indolent

adj, indolently
advträge, indolent (rare)

indolent

[ˈɪndələnt] adjindolente

in·do·lent

a. indolente, perezoso-a; inactivo-a, lento-a en desarrollarse, tal como sucede en ciertas úlceras.
References in classic literature ?
We rode slowly, with a pleasant sense of Sunday indolence.
Elinor honoured her for a plan which originated so nobly as this; though smiling to see the same eager fancy which had been leading her to the extreme of languid indolence and selfish repining, now at work in introducing excess into a scheme of such rational employment and virtuous self-control.
This fidgety anxiety about his keys and his cupboards might be the result of the inbred restlessness of his disposition, aggravated in a naturally active man by the aimless indolence of a life in retirement -- a life drifting backward and forward among trifles, with no regular employment to steady it at any given hour of the day.
She had set out at an early hour, but had lingered on the road, inclined by her indolence to believe that if she waited under a warm shed the snow would cease to fall.
No victory, No joy of triumph doth the faint heart know; Unblest is he That a bold front to Fortune dares not show, But soul and sense In bondage yieldeth up to indolence.
Certainly, after witnessing the culpable indolence manifested by M.