Indolent

In"do*lent

(?), a. [Pref. in- not + L. dolens, -entis, p. pr. of dolere to feel pain: cf. F. indolent. See Dolorous.]
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1. Free from toil, pain, or trouble. [Obs.]
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2. Indulging in ease; avoiding labor and exertion; habitually idle; lazy; inactive; as, an indolent man.
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To waste long nights in indolent repose.
Pope.
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3. (Med.) Causing little or no pain or annoyance; as, an indolent tumor.

Syn. -- Idle; lazy; slothful; sluggish; listless; inactive; inert. See Idle.
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