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Definition 1: disinclined to work or exertion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where faineant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • faineant kings under whose rule the country languished
  • an indolent hanger-on
  • too lazy to wash the dishes
  • shiftless idle youth
  • slothful employees
  • the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy

Synonyms for faineant in the sense of this definition

(faineant is similar to ...) not in action or at work

"an idle laborer" "idle drifters" "the idle rich" "an idle mind"

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