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indolence Syllabification: in·do·lence
Pronunciation: /ˈindələns/

Definition of indolence in English:


Avoidance of activity or exertion; laziness: my failure is probably due to my own indolence
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  • First of all, fatness equals nonactivity in many people's eyes… not simply laziness, but mental inactivity, indolence, apathy.
  • Other words suggest themselves, like indolence, laziness and the relentless pursuit of inactivity.
  • I wouldn't like to use the term gradual laziness to describe the deterioration my work ethic - not when words like indolence, sloth and bone-idleness will do so much better.

Words that rhyme with indolence

somnolence • excellence
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