Synonyms for indolent


1. faineant, indolent, lazy, otiose, slothful, work-shy, idle (vs. busy)
usage: 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"
2. indolent, inactive (vs. active)
usage: (of tumors, e.g.) slow to heal or develop and usually painless; "an indolent ulcer"; "leprosy is an indolent infectious disease"
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