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otiose

  

      adj  
1    serving no useful purpose  
otiose language     
2    Rare   indolent; lazy  
     (C18: from Latin otiosus leisured, from otium leisure)  
  otiosity  
  otioseness      n  
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otioseness, Oise, oose, otiosity

otiose adj.
serving no purpose

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