Definitions for Indolence
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inactivity resulting from a dislike of work
Habitual laziness or sloth.
Origin: First attested 1603, from French indolence, insensitivity to pain, from Latin indolentia, insensibility, from in- not + dolere to grieve. Sense of laziness, first attested 1710, is related to taking pains.
freedom from that which pains, or harasses, as toil, care, grief, etc
the quality or condition of being indolent; inaction, or want of exertion of body or mind, proceeding from love of ease or aversion to toil; habitual idleness; indisposition to labor; laziness; sloth; inactivity
Origin: [L. indolentia freedom from pain: cf. F. indolence.]
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