英 ['əʊtɪəʊs; 'əʊʃɪ-; -z]
- otiose: see negotiate
- otiose (adj.)
- 1794, "unfruitful, futile," from Latin otiosus "having leisure or ease,unoccupied, idle, not busy" (source of French oiseux, Spanish ocioso, Italian otioso), from otium "leisure, free time, freedom from business," of unknown origin. Meaning "at leisure, idle" is recorded from 1850. Compare Latin phrase otium cum dignitate "leisure with dignity." Earlier adjective in English was otious- "at ease" (1610s), and Middle English had noun otiosity (late 15c.).
- 1. an otiose round of meetings
- 2. Objective To study the antitumor activity of otiose and coumarin in novobiocin.
- 3. But you compare others to catch a few final otiose more, it is toxic still.
- 可是你比别人多抓几只最终没有用的, 它还是中毒了.
- 4. Because he does not know the skill of fishing, light has fishing rod is otiose.
- 因为他不懂钓鱼的技巧, 光有鱼竿是没有用的.
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