toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

indolent
used in Middlemarch

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
lazy; disinclined to work
  • You clever young men must guard against indolence.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (64% in)
  • I was too indolent, you know: else I might have been anywhere at one time.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (64% in)
  • 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.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (65% in)

There are no more uses of "indolent" in Middlemarch.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®