Indolent in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Indolent

habitually lazy, procrastinating, or resistant to physical labor/labour | Inducing laziness. | (medicine) causing little or no physical pain; progressing slowly; inactive (of an ulcer, etc.)

Short Example Sentences for Indolent

  • 1. Adelle was indolent about social life as about much else. 🔊
  • 2. Her air of indolent taciturnity was almost provoking. 🔊
  • 3. Peter gave him a blue-eyed, indolent stare. 🔊
  • 4. The African is constitutionally indolent and improvident. 🔊
  • 5. Romola gave Peter a look of indolent inquiry. 🔊
  • 6. Uprising, when awaked from the soft lap Of indolent love. 🔊
  • 7. Optimism is perhaps oftener the creed of the indolent than of the earnest. 🔊
  • 8. Geoffrey was too much like himself, too indolent and selfish. 🔊
  • 9. We may believe that this is an indolent habit induced by climatic conditions. 🔊
  • 10. If buboes accompany it, they are mostly of an indolent nature. 🔊
  • 11. She never had time for naps or odd moments of indolent nothings. 🔊
  • 12. He became the playmate of her proud, good-natured, indolent children. 🔊
  • 13. The King of France and his favourites could be indolent and cowards. 🔊

How to use Indolent in Sentences?

  • 1. He put it with an air of indolent amusement, yet she felt the intent interest in leash. 🔊
  • 2. And the dark Stranger was certainly regarding her with a look of interest in his indolent eyes. 🔊
  • 3. Coming, as she did, of a shiftless, indolent family, she was yet a splendid worker. 🔊
  • 4. He bore upon his old and indolent heart, Scarred with the sins of war, a white device. 🔊
  • 5. Of course, I know that I run the risk of being thought indolent and unpractical. 🔊
  • 6. Peter spun about and for the first time was aware of the presence of the indolent figure in the doorway. 🔊
  • 7. Mercedes is simply too indolent and kind-hearted to defend herself from the sort of habit the girl has imposed upon her. 🔊
  • 8. The silent and indolent presence of the stranger in the doorway put the spark to his long-withheld indignation. 🔊
  • 9. For an indolent and lawless imagination force of character is the only whip, force of intellect the only guide. 🔊
  • 10. His indolent pity even developed into a sort of self-righteous abhorrence of the girl's hardness. 🔊
  • 11. It may be that this defect is not constitutional, but a result of lifelong absence of mind and indolent and inadequate observation. 🔊
  • 12. For wherever they are found they love to roam in undisputed possession of the forest, and lead an indolent life. 🔊
  • 13. He made profit out of every thing that afforded gain, most of all out of the credulity of indolent inexperienced avarice. 🔊
  • 14. If there was a little good soap and leather occasionally found, the people were too indolent to make them in any quantity. 🔊
  • 15. Within the cauldron the oil still rolled in indolent ebullition, occasionally pushing to the surface a piece of dog. 🔊
  • 16. All through the second year of his holiday he had noticed in himself the tendency of the big, strong-fibered animal to be indolent and overfed. 🔊
  • 17. Her eyes are dark and large, and must have had an indolent expression in her childhood, but are now the very seat and soul of feeling. 🔊
  • 18. She is false, artful, and insinuating beyond measure when it is her interest, but indolent and a coward. 🔊
  • 19. Frankness, however, is in itself no excuse for repetition, nor audacity for innovation, when the one is indolent and the other unwise. 🔊
  • 20. In that stock the temperament was different: indolent to excess sometimes, ardent to madness at others, moderate seldom. 🔊
  • 21. The indolent parent makes the tax-dodging citizen, as the indulgent parent often makes the place-hunting citizen who becomes a tax on the public. 🔊
  • 22. The rather indolent young man had either played us a trick, or, as seemed more likely, had missed the way. 🔊