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Definition of indolent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

indolent

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈɪndələnt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪndələnt//
 
(formal)
 
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not wanting to work synonym lazy Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from late Latin indolent-, from in- ‘not’ + dolere ‘suffer or give pain’. The sense ‘idle’ arose in the early 18th cent.
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