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used in War and Peace

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lazy; disinclined to work
  • the view of life you mention, and which you think is the result of your own mental efforts, is the one held by the majority of people, and is the invariable fruit of pride, indolence, and ignorance.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (5% in)
indolence = laziness
  • In the expression of his face, in his movements, in his walk, scarcely a trace was left of his former affected languor and indolence.
    Book Two — 1805 (13% in)
  • Telyanin was sitting in the same indolent pose in which Rostov had left him, rubbing his small white hands.
    Book Two — 1805 (20% in)
  • He was one of those, who, liking work, knew how to do it, and despite his indolence would sometimes spend a whole night at his writing table.
    Book Two — 1805 (47% in)
  • Among the gentlemen of the suite, Rostov noticed Bolkonski, sitting his horse indolently and carelessly.
    Book Three — 1805 (49% in)
  • Glancing indolently and indifferently at all the prisoners, he ordered the officer in charge to have them decently dressed and tidied up before taking them to the marshal.
    Book Twelve — 1812 (51% in)
  • He rode silently on his small gray horse, indolently answering suggestions that they should attack.
    Book Thirteen — 1812 (29% in)

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