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Definition of Leisure


  1. Freedom from occupation or business; vacant time; time free from employment.
  2. Time at one's command, free from engagement; convenient opportunity; hence, convenience; ease.
  3. Unemployed; as, leisure hours.

Leisure Quotations

In order to become prosperous, a person must initially work very hard, so he or she has to sacrifice a lot of leisure time.
Dalai Lama

We are more thoroughly an enlightened people, with respect to our political interests, than perhaps any other under heaven. Every man among us reads, and is so easy in his circumstances as to have leisure for conversations of improvement and for acquiring information.
Benjamin Franklin

I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and... I believe in miracles.
Audrey Hepburn

A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
Benjamin Franklin

No president who performs his duties faithfully and conscientiously can have any leisure.
James K. Polk
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Leisure Translations

leisure in French is loisir
leisure in Italian is ozio
leisure in Latin is otium
leisure in Norwegian is fritid
leisure in Spanish is ocio, vaguedad
leisure in Swedish is fritid
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