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indolent

not inclined to exert oneself, slothful; conducive to laziness, languorous
Not to be confused with:
insolent – abrasive; arrogant; brazenly impudent; impertinent

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 ?
Didn't he suffer contamination from the indolence of Captain Anthony, I inquired.
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.
To say nothing of their habitual indolence, by what contrivance within the reach of so simple a people could such enormous masses have been moved or fixed in their places?