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 it’s pretty cool.

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