leisured


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lei·sured

 (lē′zhərd, lĕzh′ərd)
adj.
Characterized by leisure.
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leisured

(ˈlɛʒəd)
adj
1. (usually prenominal) having much leisure, as through unearned wealth: the leisured classes.
2. unhurried or relaxed: in a leisured manner.
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lei•sured

(ˈli ʒərd, ˈlɛʒ ərd)

adj.
1. having leisure: the leisured classes.
2. leisurely; unhurried.
[1625–35]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.leisured - free from duties or responsibilities; "he writes in his leisure hours"; "life as it ought to be for the leisure classes"- J.J.Chapman; "even the artist and the sculptor were not regarded...as leisured men"- Ida Craven
idle - not in action or at work; "an idle laborer"; "idle drifters"; "the idle rich"; "an idle mind"
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Translations

leisured

[ˈleʒəd] ADJ [pace] → pausado; [class] → acomodado
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leisured

adj a leisured lifeein Leben ntder Muße (geh); the leisured classesdie feinen Leute
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The iron and coal valleys of the Vermissa district were no resorts for the leisured or the cultured.
The scene suggested a Swiss Alp rather than the shrine and centre of a leisured world, and was marred only by two ugly little villas-- the villas that had competed with Cecil's engagement, having been acquired by Sir Harry Otway the very afternoon that Lucy had been acquired by Cecil.
The moment that the peasant forsakes his life of toil pure and simple for the leisured existence of the landowning classes, he becomes intolerable.
Nobody told me about him, and he died when I was six, and yet within the last year or two, that strange Indian summer of remembrance that comes to us in the leisured times when the children have been born and we have time to think, has made me know him perfectly well.
With an hour at lunch and a few shattered hours in the evening, how was it possible to catch up with leisured women, who had been reading steadily from childhood?
Lawn tennis, at the outset a fashionable and genteel summer activity for the English leisured classes, was born.
Another parent, Imran Ahmed, said that the college administration claimed that the QAU was delaying the matter of conducting the exam, while the varsity accuses the college for its leisured administration.
When not idling in drawing rooms, members of the leisured class took long walks and stared at trees.
Thomas Keymer analyzes portraits of Richardson, arguing that by depicting him as a leisured gentleman rather than a busy businessman they constituted part of his larger ambition of "identity-projection" (3).
Healthy and leisured, pious, gentle, learned, 'You feel forbidden to fight' and thus unconcerned With that vast horror which defeat would bring.
Gerard Mortier once chided the English way of consuming opera as a "picnic in the garden"--implying exclusivity, parochialism, leisured classes and a love of luxury--but that's not the whole story.
If anyone has the right to despise what he calls "self-critical, affluent and leisured citizens of the democracies" who criticize their parents' way of waging war, it is the author.