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otiose (adj.)

1794, "unfruitful, futile," from Latin otiosus "having leisure or ease, unoccupied, idle, not busy" (source of French oiseux, Spanish ocioso, Italian otioso), from otium "leisure, free time, freedom from business," a word of unknown origin. Meaning "at leisure, idle" is recorded from 1850. Compare Latin phrase otium cum dignitate "leisure with dignity." Earlier adjective in English was otious "at ease" (1610s), and Middle English had noun otiosity (late 15c.).

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Definitions of otiose from WordNet

otiose (adj.)
serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being;
otiose lines in a play
otiose (adj.)
producing no result or effect;
an otiose undertaking
otiose (adj.)
disinclined to work or exertion;
Synonyms: faineant / indolent / lazy / slothful / work-shy
From wordnet.princeton.edu