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idlesse

[ ahyd-les ]
/ ˈaɪd lɛs /
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noun
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Origin of idlesse

1590–1600; idle + -esse, as in finesse, etc.
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How to use idlesse in a sentence

  • “Wise meditations, that be fruitful in good works, be far away from idlesse,” quoth he.

    In Convent Walls|Emily Sarah Holt
  • Prithee, stand out of my way, Madam Idlesse, for I have no time to spend in twirling of my thumbs.

    Clare Avery|Emily Sarah Holt
  • I will repeat it anon and anon in mine idlesse, whereby I may peradventure learn it.

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