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Meaning of "faineantise" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FAINEANTISE

faineantise  [ˌfeɪneɪənˈtiːz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FAINEANTISE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Faineantise is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FAINEANTISE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of faineantise in the English dictionary

The definition of faineantise in the dictionary is the quality of being lazy or indolent.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FAINEANTISE


bureaucratese
ˌbjʊərəʊkræˈtiːz
Cervantes
səˈvæntiːz
Ecclesiastes
ɪˌkliːzɪˈæstiːz
expertise
ˌɛkspɜːˈtiːz
Extravagantes
ɪkˌstrævəˈɡæntiːz
fortes
ˈfɔːtiːz
gentes
ˈdʒɛntiːz
governmentese
ˌɡʌvəmənˈtiːz
Hippocrates
hɪˈpɒkrəˌtiːz
limites
ˈlɪmɪˌtiːz
Maltese
mɔːlˈtiːz
mantes
ˈmæntiːz
nates
ˈneɪtiːz
Piedmontese
ˌpiːdmɒnˈtiːz
Pilates
pɪˈlɑːtiːz
Socrates
ˈsɒkrəˌtiːz
striptease
ˈstrɪpˌtiːz
tease
tiːz
Tees
tiːz
testes
ˈtɛstiːz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FAINEANTISE

failure
fain
faineance
faineancy
fainites
fainly
fainness
fains
faint
faint-hearted
faint-ruled paper
fainter
faintheartedly
faintheartedness
fainting fit
faintish
faintly
faintness
faints
fainty

WORDS THAT END LIKE FAINEANTISE

advertise
climatise
conscientise
fragmentise
hypnotise
monetise
mortise
parchmentise
practise
prioritise
privatise
quantise
sensitise
serpentise
stigmatise
sycophantise
transparentise
treatise
unprotestantise
warrantise

Synonyms and antonyms of faineantise in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «faineantise» into 25 languages

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faineantise
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380 millions of speakers
ar

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278 millions of speakers

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faineantise
270 millions of speakers

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faineantise
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Faineantise
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faineantise
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faineantise
130 millions of speakers

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Translator English - Javanese

Faineantise
85 millions of speakers
vi

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75 millions of speakers

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निष्फळपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

faineantise
70 millions of speakers

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50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

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40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

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30 millions of speakers
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15 millions of speakers
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10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

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5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of faineantise

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FAINEANTISE»

The term «faineantise» is used very little and occupies the 192.207 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FAINEANTISE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about faineantise

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FAINEANTISE»

Discover the use of faineantise in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to faineantise and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Works of Michael de Montaigne: Comprising His Essays, ...
21, book iL, is entitled " Centre la Faineantise." A good edition, though not so large or handsome as the preceding, published in 8vo. by the same bookseller. There are no marginal lemmas. In the British Museum there is a handsome edition in ...
Michel de Montaigne, William Hazlitt, Orlando Williams Wight, 1875
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The Works of Michael de Montaigne: Comprising His Essays, ...
Chapter 21, of book ii., is entitled, in the Table of Contents, " Contre la faineantise ," as in the preceding editions ; in the body of the work it is misprinted " Contre la fautasie." 1602. 10. Coste, in his preface to the edition of 1739, mentions an ...
Michel de Montaigne, William Hazlitt, 1853
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Essays [tr. by Cotton
21, book ii., is entitled " Contre la Faineantise." A good edition, though not so large or handsome as the preceding, published in 8vo. by the same bookseller. There are no marginal lemmas. In the British Museum there is a handsome edition in ...
Michel de Montaigne, William Hazlitt, Orlando Williams Wight, 1866
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Essais de Montaigne: Suivis de Sa Correspondance, Et de La ...
CONTRE LÀ FAINEANTISE. x Uempereur Vespasian, estant malade de la maladie dont il mourut, ne laissoit pas de vouloir entendre Pestat de Pempire; et, dans son lict mesme, depeschoit sans cesse plusieurs affaires de consequence: et ...
Michel de Montaigne, Charles Louandre, Estienne de La Boétie, 1862
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Read and reflect. The newspaper and general reader's pocket ...
I do not think they could be injured by any amount of faineantise :" that is to say, by any amount of idleness — sluggishness — laziness. N.B. " Faineantise " is often incorrectly written by English persons "fainian- tisme" a word, which does not ...
Read, 1860
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The complete works of Michael de Montaigne; tr. (ed.) by W. ...
Chapter 21, of book ii., is entitled, in the Table of Contents, '• Contre la faineantise ,1' as in the preceding editions; in the body of the work it is misprinted " Contre la fantasic." 1C02. 10. Coste, in his preface to the edition of 1739, mentions an ...
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne, William Carew Hazlitt, 1842
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Consumable Metaphors: Attitudes Towards Animals and ...
In January 1 849, in collaboration with Francois Vidal (1812-72), he launched a shortlived journal, Le Travail affranchi. In 1849 he also published a tract, Travail et faineantise .13 The Coup d'etat of 1851 put an end to his journalistic career and ...
Ceri Crossley, 2005
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A new dictionary of quotations from the Greek, Latin, and ...
Faineantise. Pr. — " Idleness, sluggishness, laziness." N.B. Faineantise " is often incorrectly written by English persons " faineantisme" a word which does not exist . Faire bonne mine a mauvais jeu. Fr. — " To set the best face on the matter.
Greek, 1859
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Dictionary of Latin Synonymes: For the Use of Schools and ...
ness, to faineantise, as the French express it: Vita humana prope uti ferrum est : si nihil exerceas, inertia atque torpedo plus detrimenti facit, qnam exercitio. Cato. Res aspera est: sed inertia et mollitia animi, alius alium exspectantes cunctamini  ...
Ludwig Ramshorn, Francis Lieber, 1841
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The Book Without a Name
childish contempt ; and I behold virtues, from which I have been excluded by noble, but pauper birth, obtaining rewards to which titled faineantise must look up in vain. Yet, unhappy as I am, in my own individual person, I am by no means the  ...
Sir Thomas Charles Morgan, Lady Morgan (Sydney), 1841

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