indolent indolent  /ˈɪn də lənt/


  1. (adj) disinclined to work or exertion
  2. (adj) (of tumors, e.g.) slow to heal or develop and usually painless



  • The indolent dynasty of rulers has left the country impoverished and languishing.



  1. "What piqued my own curiosity is this indolent egotist, King John," Crowe says. "He ends up signing the first version of the Magna Carta before the end of his reign. How did that shift happen? What pressure was applied to King John in that...
    on May 13, 2010 By: Russell Crowe Source: USA Today

  2. When describing the differences in the strife between "Europeans" and "the black," the supposedly progressive-minded Che wrote, "their different attitudes of life separate them completely: the black is indolent and fanciful, he spends his money on...
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Che Guevara Source: CNN

  3. "Hedgehog isn't just making these cells grow and divide more, the signal is really converting them from being indolent to being highly invasive and dangerous," says Beachy.
    on Sep 13, 2004 By: Philip Beachy Source:

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