noun \ˈīd-ləs, īd-ˈles\

Definition of IDLESSE

:  the quality or state of being idle :  idleness

Origin of IDLESSE

Middle English, from idle + -esse (as in richesse wealth) — more at riches
First Known Use: 15th century


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