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synonyms for indolence

  • disinclination
  • idleness
  • laziness
  • procrastination
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antonyms for indolence

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  • diligence
  • industry
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How to use indolence in a sentence

Oppressive laws compel me to pay a portion of my hard earnings to support them in their pride and indolence.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Deeply touched, Peter Ilich resolved to conquer his indolence, and from that moment worked with untiring zeal and energy.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
Neither misanthropy, indolence, nor weariness were his permanent moods.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
The hours which he did not waste in listless indolence were divided between childish sports and childish devotions.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Iftikhar was in that mood of sleepy indolence to which men wonted to a life of restless action are often prone.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
I don't believe there is another person in the world who can compare with you so far as indolence is concerned.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
You alone, Madam, had the power to conquer my indolence, and to impel me to change my resolution.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
Such firmness of will on Florence's part surprises me very much; it accords so little with her habitual indolence.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
I alluded a short time ago, my dear Valentine, to the prodigies indolence can achieve; I will tell you some of them.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
For how could we hope to muster up the necessary courage to tear ourselves from indolence, and from love as well?
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
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WORDS RELATED TO INDOLENCE

  • apathy
  • coma
  • disinterest
  • disregard
  • drowsiness
  • dullness
  • heedlessness
  • idleness
  • impassivity
  • inaction
  • inactivity
  • inanition
  • indifference
  • indolence
  • inertia
  • inertness
  • insouciance
  • languidness
  • languor
  • lassitude
  • leadenness
  • listlessness
  • passiven
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