Thesaurus > Related Words: otiose

  Words related to otiose

Related / Similar Words: faineant, indolent, lazy, slothful, work-shy, futile, ineffectual, unavailing, pointless, superfluous, wasted

 

Definition:
  • disinclined to work or exertion; "faineant kings under whose rule the country languished"; "an indolent hanger-on"; "too lazy to wash the dishes"; "shiftless idle youth"; "slothful employees"; "the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy";
  • producing no result or effect; "a futile effort"; "the therapy was ineffectual"; "an otiose undertaking"; "an unavailing attempt";
  • serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being; "otiose lines in a play"; "advice is wasted words";

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