Definition of indolent
- indolent tumors
- indolent ulcers
She is indolent and irresponsible.
an indolent boy who had to be forced to help out with the chores
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First Known Use: 1663See Words from the same year
: not liking to work or be active
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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