Pronunciation of Indolent
/ˈɪndələnt/, /ˈɪndələnt/, /ˈɪ_n_d_ə_l_ə_n_t/
Antonyms for indolent:
Synonyms for indolent:
do-nothing, shiftless, idle.
drowsy, insensible, leaden, apathetic, slow, leisurely, lifeless, sluggish, drugged, languorous, lumpish, phlegmatic, lethargic, drooping, unhurried, slothful, listless, benumbed, tired, lackadaisical, torpid, dopey, lazy, languid, dull.
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for indolent:
- He disputed most of their statements- distinguished between them and the more respectable majority against them- and stated that the number of signatures was due to the indolent facility with which such documents were signed. - "The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)", John West.
- I was too indolent, and I turned instead to the orchard. - "The White Peacock", D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence.
- A lank, loose- limbed, indolent- looking man of thirty or so, with a long, thin face, tangled hair, gentle eyes. - "The Crown of Life", George Gissing.