otiose


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.
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         The true keeping of the Sabbath was not that otiose and
         unprofitable cessation from even good deeds which they
         would enforce.                           --Alford.
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