Definition of leisure
- increase of leisure, diminution of hustle are the ends to be sought
- —Bertrand Russell
- read the book at her leisure
I don't have much time for leisure.
upon retiring, the elderly couple looked forward to a life of well-deserved leisure
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: time when you are not working : time when you can do whatever you want to do
: enjoyable activities that you do when you are not working
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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