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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. disinclined to work or exertion;
- Example: "faineant kings under whose rule the country languished"
- Example: "an indolent hanger-on"
- Example: "too lazy to wash the dishes"
- Example: "shiftless idle youth"
- Example: "slothful employees"
- Example: "the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy"
[syn: faineant, indolent, lazy, otiose, slothful, work-shy]

2. (of tumors, e.g.) slow to heal or develop and usually painless;
- Example: "an indolent ulcer"
- Example: "leprosy is an indolent infectious disease"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Indolent \In"do*lent\, a. [Pref. in- not + L. dolens, -entis, p. pr. of dolere to feel pain: cf. F. indolent. See Dolorous.] [1913 Webster] 1. Free from toil, pain, or trouble. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Indulging in ease; avoiding labor and exertion; habitually idle; lazy; inactive; as, an indolent man. [1913 Webster] To waste long nights in indolent repose. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 3. (Med.) Causing little or no pain or annoyance; as, an indolent tumor. Syn: Idle; lazy; slothful; sluggish; listless; inactive; inert. See Idle. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

indolent adj 1: disinclined to work or exertion; "faineant kings under whose rule the country languished"; "an indolent hanger- on"; "too lazy to wash the dishes"; "shiftless idle youth"; "slothful employees"; "the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy" [syn: faineant, indolent, lazy, otiose, slothful, work-shy] 2: (of tumors, e.g.) slow to heal or develop and usually painless; "an indolent ulcer"; "leprosy is an indolent infectious disease"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

93 Moby Thesaurus words for "indolent": ambling, bone-lazy, cadging, cautious, circumspect, claudicant, crawling, creeping, creeping like snail, deliberate, dilatory, do-nothing, doless, dronish, drony, easy, easygoing, ergophobic, faineant, faltering, flagging, foot-dragging, gentle, good-for-nothing, gradual, halting, hobbled, hobbling, idle, inactive, inert, laggard, languid, languorous, lax, lazy, lazybones, lazyboots, lazylegs, leisurely, lethargic, lie-abed, limping, listless, lumbering, moderate, nonaggressive, parasitic, poking, poky, procrastinative, relaxed, reluctant, remiss, sauntering, scrounging, shiftless, shuffling, slack, slothful, slow, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, slugabed, sluggish, snail-paced, snaillike, sponging, staggering, stagnant, strolling, tentative, toddling, torpid, tortoiselike, tottering, trudging, turtlelike, unenterprising, unhurried, waddling, work-shy