Slowly, without haste, as in the famous 16th-century proverb, Marry in haste and repent at leisure.
Unemployed, having free time, as in I'm not looking for another job right now; I want to be at leisure for at least a few months. This usage has become less common but is still heard. [1300s] Also see at one's leisure.
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Example sentences from the Web for at leisure
I spoke first with Scott Ellman, a student at Wesleyan University and now the Huffington Post editor-at-large for his campus.
The at-home genetics testing company 23andme, established in 2006, helps people learn more about their “DNA relatives.”
This at-home blood test kit gives a full reading of antioxidant, fatty acid, or vitamin panels.
At-home caretakers are eligible for Medicaid waivers, which allow benefits regardless of income.Medicaid Will Give You Money for At-Home Care, but You Might Wait Years|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Because women with disabilities are one of the most at-risk demographics in the world.#YesAllWomen, but Not Really: How Feminism Leaves the Disabled Behind|Elizabeth Heideman|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The wisdom of a scribe cometh by his time of leisure: and he that is less in action, shall receive wisdom.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
For others life is but a foolish leisure with mock activities and mimic avocations to mask its uselessness.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Arrived at the dépôt, I discharged my porter, sat down and waited for the place to open, with ample leisure for reflection.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.