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3 definitions found
 for indolent
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Indolent \In"do*lent\, a. [Pref. in- not + L. dolens, -entis, p.
     pr. of dolere to feel pain: cf. F. indolent. See Dolorous.]
     [1913 Webster]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              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.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  indolent
      adj 1: disinclined to work or exertion; "faineant kings under
             whose rule the country languished"; "an indolent hanger-
             on"; "too lazy to wash the dishes"; "shiftless idle
             youth"; "slothful employees"; "the unemployed are not
             necessarily work-shy" [syn: faineant, indolent,
             lazy, otiose, slothful, work-shy]
      2: (of tumors, e.g.) slow to heal or develop and usually
         painless; "an indolent ulcer"; "leprosy is an indolent
         infectious disease"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  93 Moby Thesaurus words for "indolent":
     ambling, bone-lazy, cadging, cautious, circumspect, claudicant,
     crawling, creeping, creeping like snail, deliberate, dilatory,
     do-nothing, doless, dronish, drony, easy, easygoing, ergophobic,
     faineant, faltering, flagging, foot-dragging, gentle,
     good-for-nothing, gradual, halting, hobbled, hobbling, idle,
     inactive, inert, laggard, languid, languorous, lax, lazy,
     lazybones, lazyboots, lazylegs, leisurely, lethargic, lie-abed,
     limping, listless, lumbering, moderate, nonaggressive, parasitic,
     poking, poky, procrastinative, relaxed, reluctant, remiss,
     sauntering, scrounging, shiftless, shuffling, slack, slothful,
     slow, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow-crawling,
     slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced,
     slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, slugabed,
     sluggish, snail-paced, snaillike, sponging, staggering, stagnant,
     strolling, tentative, toddling, torpid, tortoiselike, tottering,
     trudging, turtlelike, unenterprising, unhurried, waddling,
     work-shy
  
  

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