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synonyms for indolent

  • drony
  • easygoing
  • fainéant
  • idle
  • inactive
  • inert
  • lackadaisical
  • languid
  • lax
  • lazy
  • lethargic
  • listless
  • resting
  • shiftless
  • slothful
  • slow
  • slow-going
  • sluggish
  • torpid
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antonyms for indolent

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  • active
  • busy
  • diligent
  • energetic
  • enthusiastic
  • hard-working
  • industrious
  • intent
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How to use indolent in a sentence

An indolent blonde, fond of dancing, but a nonentity from both the moral and the intellectual standpoints.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
To this indolent, pleasure-loving son, nothing could be in greater contrast than the father.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
The thrifty of the colored race live well; the others who are indolent live in hovels which smell foul and are filthy.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATESVARIOUS
The Portuguese are a people that require rousing; they are indolent, lazy, and generally helpless.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
They are equally indolent and cowardly, when glutted with prey; and they seldom attack men unless they find them asleep.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
Michel, who was so indolent that he would not pay the slightest attention to his own business affairs, in years gone by!
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
They were all gorgeously attired, and lolling about in indolent attitudes, as if life were an indescribable bore to them.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
They can exist without much labor, and are too indolent to strive to rise to a higher level of existence.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
Supple, agile, and adroit in all kinds of bodily exercises, Charming had an indolent mind.
LABOULAYE'S FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
For myself, grown too indolent for an interest in aught beyond the sentimentalities of politics, I sorrow that this is so.
THE ONLOOKER, VOLUME 1, PART 2VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO INDOLENT

  • anesthetic
  • cold
  • coldhearted
  • dull
  • impassive
  • indolent
  • insensible
  • insensitive
  • languid
  • lazy
  • lifeless
  • listless
  • passionless
  • slow
  • sluggish
  • spiritless
  • torpid
  • unemotional
  • unkind
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