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indolent -- as in: he is naturally indolent
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Middlemarch
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  • You clever young men must guard against indolence.
  • I was too indolent, you know: else I might have been anywhere at one time.
  • Partly it was the reception of his own artistic production that tickled him; partly the notion of his grave cousin as the lover of that girl; and partly Mr. Brooke’s definition of the place he might have held but for the impediment of indolence.

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

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