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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Otiose \O"ti*ose`\, a. [L. otiosus, fr. otium ease.] Being at leisure or ease; unemployed; indolent; idle. "Otiose assent." --Paley. [1913 Webster] The true keeping of the Sabbath was not that otiose and unprofitable cessation from even good deeds which they would enforce. --Alford. [1913 Webster]