HyperDic: indolent

English > 2 senses of the word indolent:
ADJECTIVEallindolent, faineant, lazy, otiose, slothful, work-shydisinclined to work or exertion
allindolent(of tumors, e.g.) slow to heal or develop and usually painless
indolent > pronunciation
Soundsih'ndahlahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > indolent: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdisinclined to work or exertion.
Example "an indolent hanger-on"
Synonymsfaineant, lazy, otiose, slothful, work-shy
Broaderidlenot in action or at work
Spanishflojo, haragán, indolente, innecesario, locho, perezoso
Catalanmandrós, peresós
Nounsindolenceinactivity resulting from a dislike of work
Adverbsindolentlyin an indolent manner
English > indolent: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of tumors, e.g.) slow to heal or develop and usually painless.
Examples
  • "an indolent ulcer"
  • "leprosy is an indolent infectious disease"
CategorypathologyThe branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
Broaderinactive(pathology) not progressing or increasing
Spanishindolente
Catalanindolent

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