indolently

All Adverb
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  • Few birds care to take life so easily, not to say indolently. Cited from Bird Neighbors, by Neltje Blanchan
  • The secretary falls back indolently in his chair, and takes a book. Cited from Pictures From Italy, by Charles Dickens
  • The same farmer sat as indolently now as then, on the top step. Cited from The Lighted Match, by Charles Neville Buck
  • He found himself wondering rather indolently what the future had in store. Cited from Okewood of the Secret Service, Valentine Williams
  • She began to question the rightfulness of living so indolently as she had done. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 8, Jun, 1858
  • He never invents his subjects, but indolently takes them ready-made from elsewhere. Cited from Amiel's Journal, by Henri Frederic Amiel, Tr. Ward
  • "And shall you never remember to miss Africa?" she asked indolently. Cited from On The Firing Line, by A. C. Ray and H. B. Fuller
  • He turned his head indolently, and looked into the mills. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 7, No. 42, April, 1861, by Various
  • Sara indolently abandoned her comfortable chair and left them alone in the room. Cited from The Hollow of Her Hand, George Barr McCutcheon
  • The child murmured in her sleep, and feeling the change of position, turned indolently. Cited from The Old Homestead, by Ann S. Stephens
  • So far he had been walking indolently, happy enough, but here the shadow of the pain of the world fell upon him. Cited from The Mermaid, by Lily Dougall
  • "DO they always manage without love or romance?" she asked, half indolently. Cited from Vendetta, by Marie Corelli
  • Pelle stretched himself indolently -- he felt no desire to create a new religion. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, V2, Martin Anderson Nexo
  • Yaverland spoke behind her, indolently, because he felt he had all the rest of his life to be happy with her. Cited from The Judge, by Rebecca West
  • Grant turned his head indolently and regarded her. Cited from Good Indian, by B. M. Bower
  • He did not come to meet her; he stood and watched her approach, and only when she reached him, indolently held out his hand. Cited from Maurice Guest, Henry Handel Richardson
  • She broke into a laugh, and, struggling indolently with it, looked at her sister. Cited from Entire PG Edition of William Dean Howells
  • She laughed indolently and said, time enough later on. Cited from The Emigrant Trail, by Geraldine Bonner
  • The great trees abandoned us, and stayed indolently down in shelter. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 62, December, 1862, by Various
  • The young fellow who was left indolently attempted to kiss his partner, who blew smoke in his face. Cited from The Day of the Beast, by Zane Grey
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Meaning of indolently

  • adverb In an indolent manner
    he lives indolently with his relatives