(?), a. [L. inofficiosus: cf. F. inofficieux. See In- not, and Officious.] 1. Indifferent to obligation or duty. [Obs.]
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Thou drown'st thyself in inofficious sleep.
B. Jonson.
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2. Not officious; not civil or attentive. [Obs.] Jonhson.
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3. (Law) Regardless of natural obligation; contrary to natural duty; unkind; -- commonly said of a testament made without regard to natural obligation, or by which a child is unjustly deprived of inheritance. "The inofficious testament." Blackstone. "An inofficious disposition of his fortune." Paley.
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