otiose, a.

1. a. Of belief, principle, thought, etc.: having no practical result; unfruitful, sterile; futile, pointless. b. Having no practical function; redundant; superfluous. 2. At leisure; at rest; idle; inactive; indolent, lazy. Simply a neat word I ran across in a book I was reading. No real reason or purpose for it, other than I think … Continue reading otiose, a.