leisured leisured


  • (adj) free from duties or responsibilities


  1. Shanghai's suburbs expanded into the countryside, with pink-tiled apartment blocks promising a leisured lifestyle to the city's middle class.
  2. But leisured, secure aristocracies that have no need to exert themselves usually become bored, hedonistic and demoralized, even though they have power.
  3. The story is just as leisured and simple.


  1. Metaphorically, it is England and Europe before World War I. As Shaw wrote in his extensive preface, "Heartbreak House" "is cultured, leisured Europe before the war" - and blissfully, blithely ignorant of its coming or its consequences, the...
    on Jul 21, 2004 By: George Bernard Shaw Source: iBerkshires.com

  2. "The McGuinty government has focused on pot and pitbulls with a leisured demeanour that would make a stage magician jealous," Kormos said, referring to recent legislation banning pit bulls and cracking down on grow-ops. "It has failed to...
    on Apr 10, 2006 By: Peter Kormos Source: CTV.ca

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