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  1. Banned
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    idleness

    Hi.
    What does "idleness" mean in
    "In praise of idleness"
    ?

    thefreedictionary.com lists 2 meanings for idleness:
    idleness - definition of idleness by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

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    Re: idleness

    Quote Originally Posted by hooshdar3 View Post
    Hi.
    What does "idleness" mean in
    "In praise of idleness"
    ?

    thefreedictionary.com lists 2 meanings for idleness:
    idleness - definition of idleness by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.
    It means "doing nothing", "laziness".

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    Re: idleness

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    It means "doing nothing", "laziness".
    Sorry, but I asked sinced the two are to different things.

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