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indolent -- as in: he is naturally indolent
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • he was an indolent man, who lived only to eat, drink, and play at cards;
  • When the first transports of rage which had produced his activity in seeking her were over, he naturally returned to all his former indolence.
  • Lydia has no brothers to step forward; and he might imagine, from my father’s behaviour, from his indolence and the little attention he has ever seemed to give to what was going forward in his family, that he would do as little, and think as little about it, as any father could do, in such a matter."

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  • She never recovered from the indolence of her youth.
  • She is too indolent for med school.

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