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synonyms for indolently

  • languidly
  • lazily
  • sluggishly
  • at one's convenience
  • at one's leisure
  • calmly
  • comfortably
  • composedly
  • deliberately
  • dilatorily
  • easily
  • gradually
  • inactively
  • laggardly
  • langorously
  • lethargically
  • lingeringly
  • listlessly
  • slowly
  • taking one's time
  • tardily
  • torpidly
  • with delay
  • without haste

antonyms for indolently

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  • hectically
  • hurriedly
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How to use indolently in a sentence

The other, calmer, lying down indolently, requires some little encouragement from his Auvergnoise attendant.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
She found Margaret lying indolently in the hammock which was strung across the wide shaded verandah.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
Her new beau then, carelessly seating himself by her side, indolently said: 'What a heat!
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
The broad stream was filled with boats, in which charmingly-dressed women indolently reclined on bright-hued cushions.
A SHEAF OF CORNMARY E. MANN
He was seated on the ground with his back to a tree, and Hurry stood near him indolently whittling a twig.
THE DEERSLAYERJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
After a while she sat down on a step, and leaned her head back against the railing; her eyes were fixed indolently upon the sea.
EAST ANGELSCONSTANCE FENIMORE WOOLSON
All this I took in while he, leaning indolently back in his chair, was listening to the report of his lieutenant.
THE EXPLOITS OF BRIGADIER GERARDARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
"No, just loafin' 'round," drawled the visitor as he settled indolently into a chair which creaked its complaint under his weight.
A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Zulma Sarpy sat in her bedroom, indolently stretched upon a rocking chair before a glowing fire.
THE BASTONNAISJOHN LESPERANCE
Indolently stretched upon a cushion at her feet he chatted with her.
THE EXECUTIONER'S KNIFEEUGNE SUE
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