O"ti*ose` (?), a. [L. otiosus, fr. otium ease.]

Being at leisure or ease; unemployed; indolent; idle.

"Otiose assent."

Paley.

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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