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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -otiose-, *otiose*.
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
otiose    [ADJ] ขี้เกียจ, See also: สันหลังยาว, Syn. indolent, slothful, lazy
otiosely    [ADV] อย่างขี้เกียจ
otioseness    [N] ความขี้เกียจ, See also: ความสันหลังยาว, Syn. laziness

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
otiose    (j) (ou1 sh i@ u s)

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  otiose
      adj 1: serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being;
             "otiose lines in a play"; "advice is wasted words"; "a
             pointless remark"; "a life essentially purposeless";
             "senseless violence" [syn: {otiose}, {pointless},
             {purposeless}, {senseless}, {superfluous}, {wasted}]
      2: producing no result or effect; "a futile effort"; "the
         therapy was ineffectual"; "an otiose undertaking"; "an
         unavailing attempt" [syn: {futile}, {ineffectual}, {otiose},
         {unavailing}]
      3: 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"
         [syn: {faineant}, {indolent}, {lazy}, {otiose}, {slothful},
         {work-shy}]

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