1、in- "not, opposite of, without" + dol- + -ence.
2、字面含义：freedom from pain, insensitivity to pain.
- indolence (n.)
- c. 1600, "insensitivity to pain," from French indolence (16c.), from Latin indolentia "freedom from pain, insensibility," noun of action from indolentem (nominative indolens) "insensitive to pain," used by Jerome to render Greek apelgekos in Ephesians; from Latin in- "not, opposite of, without" (see in- (1)) + dolentem (nominative dolens) "grieving," present participle of dolere "suffer pain, grieve." Sense of "laziness" (1710) is from notion of "avoiding trouble" (compare taking pains).
- 1. He was noted for his indolence.
- 2. We rode slowly, with pleasant sense of Sunday indolence.
- 我们骑马缓缓而行, 怀着一种礼拜天悠闲自在的愉快心情.
- 3. In Shirley's nature prevailed at times an easy indolence.
- 4. They're the national apology for indolence.
- 5. Its tendency to archaic language was tempered by the indolence of its exponents.
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