Indolent Definition

Disliking or avoiding work; lazy; idle.
Webster's New World
Disinclined to exert oneself; habitually lazy.
American Heritage Medicine
Conducive to inactivity or laziness; lethargic.
Humid, indolent weather.
American Heritage Medicine
Causing little or no pain.
An indolent cyst.
Webster's New World
Slow to heal.
An indolent ulcer.
Webster's New World

Origin of Indolent

  • Late Latin indolēns indolent- painless Latin in- not in–1 Latin dolēns present participle of dolēre to feel pain

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French indolent, from Latin indolentem, from in- (“not”) + dolēns (“pain”)

    From Wiktionary

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