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Indolent vs. Lazy

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  • Indolent (adjective)

    Habitually procrastinating, or resistant to physical labor

    "The indolent girl resisted doing her homework."

  • Indolent (adjective)

    Inducing laziness

    "indolent comfort"

  • Indolent (adjective)

    Causing little or no physical pain; progressing slowly; inactive (of an ulcer, etc.)

  • Indolent (adjective)

    Healing slowly

  • Lazy (adjective)

    Unwilling to do work or make an effort; disinclined to exertion.

    "Get out of bed, you lazy lout!"

  • Lazy (adjective)

    Causing or characterised by idleness; relaxed or leisurely.

    "I love staying inside and reading on a lazy Sunday."

  • Lazy (adjective)

    Sluggish; slow-moving.

    "We strolled along beside a lazy stream."

  • Lazy (adjective)

    Lax:

  • Lazy (adjective)

    Droopy.

    "a lazy-eared rabbit"

  • Lazy (adjective)

    Turned so that (the letter) is horizontal instead of vertical.

  • Lazy (adjective)

    Employing lazy evaluation; not calculating results until they are immediately required.

    "a lazy algorithm"

  • Lazy (adjective)

    Wicked; vicious.

  • Lazy (verb)

    To laze, act in a lazy manner.

  • Lazy (noun)

    A lazy person.

  • Lazy (noun)

    Sloth (animal).

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  • Indolent (adjective)

    Free from toil, pain, or trouble.

  • Indolent (adjective)

    Indulging in ease; avoiding labor and exertion; habitually idle; lazy; inactive; as, an indolent man.

  • Indolent (adjective)

    Causing little or no pain or annoyance; as, an indolent tumor.

  • Lazy (adjective)

    Disinclined to action or exertion; averse to labor; idle; shirking work.

  • Lazy (adjective)

    Inactive; slothful; slow; sluggish; as, a lazy stream.

  • Lazy (adjective)

    Wicked; vicious.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Indolent (adjective)

    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"

  • Indolent (adjective)

    of tumors e.g.; slow to heal or develop and usually painless;

    "an indolent ulcer"

    "leprosy is an indolent infectious disease"

  • Lazy (adjective)

    moving slowly and gently;

    "up a lazy river"

    "lazy white clouds"

    "at a lazy pace"

  • Lazy (adjective)

    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"

Princeton's WordNet
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