It is a strange degree of indolence and sloth to suffer our minds at that time to be alienated from their proper business.
indolence and inertia is a problem only with the officials administering the payments, not the workers receiving them.
However, this is often the result of a welfare system that rewards indolence.
As explained in voice-over, a nuclear war nearly destroys civilization, but humankind re-emerges into an age of indolence.
Little by little, a sort of innate indolence leads him to discard all his fine intentions.
Word Origin and History for indolence
c.1600, "insensitivity to pain," from Fr. indolence (16c.), from L. indolentia "freedom from pain, insensibility," noun of action from indolentem (nom. indolens) "insensitive to pain," used by Jerome to render Gk. apelgekos in Ephesians; from L. in- "not" + dolentem (nom. dolens) "grieving," prp. of dolere "suffer pain." Sense of "laziness" (1710) is from notion of "avoiding trouble" (cf. taking pains).