indolent

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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 ?
His indolence was plainly exposed to her criticism on a gentle green slope.
Indolence and love of ease; a want of all laudable ambition, of taste for good company, or of inclination to take the trouble of being agreeable, which make men clergymen.
However, with the removal of financial pressure his natural indolence, increased by the strain of hardships and long-continued over-exertion, asserted itself in spite of his self-reproaches and frequent vows of amendment.
Born of industrious parents for a life of toil, he had embraced indolence from an impulse as profound as inexplicable and as imperious as the impulse which directs a man's preference for one particular woman in a given thousand.