leisured


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lei·sured

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

leisured

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

lei•sured

(ˈli ʒərd, ˈlɛʒ ərd)

adj.
1. having leisure: the leisured classes.
2. leisurely; unhurried.
[1625–35]
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"
Translations

leisured

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

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?
Murdock has generally agreed with Gorn and Powers about the relocation of manly identity into the leisured male sphere, while also pointing out alcohol's potential to "destroy .
Lake steamers offer endless possibilities of leisured cruising, stopping off at other lakeside resorts, exploring and then catching another boat to yet another beauty spot.
But there is a suspicion abroad that there is more fertile ground among the growing "grey" population, the early-retiring, wealthy leisured classes who don't mind stuffing envelopes.
These 'nouveaux riches' - often the second or third generation of the family which started the business - followed the pattern that went back centuries and left the city, and trade, for the countryside and the leisured life of the landed gentry or the nobility.
While discovering criticism of kings and of power, she recognizes that d'Aulnoy is also offering a mirror (and a reassurance) to the leisured aristocracy that she herself had managed to rejoin.
A list compiled almost at random indicates the range of her thinking and the quality of her perceptions: she makes valuable points on the disappearance of the family from modern fiction, on the strange, predetermined quality of Oliver Twist, and on the way in which Oliver - generally passive, preparing only for the leisured gentlemanly life - is at odds with 'the ideological context of the age and the importance attached to the concepts of work, effort and perseverance' (33).
Like love, chess, music, chivalry, conversation, and fine clothes, hunting was one of the approved preoccupations of the leisured nobleman, just one of the constituents of courtliness.