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  • n. The state or quality of being faineant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Do-nothingness; inactivity; indolence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The habit of doing nothing or of being idle; indolence; sloth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the trait of being idle out of a reluctance to work

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