idlesse

[ahyd-les]

Origin of idlesse

1590–1600; idle + -esse, as in finesse, etc.
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Historical Examples of idlesse

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

    In Convent Walls

    Emily Sarah Holt