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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

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

Together with a culture of work, there must be a culture of leisure as gratification. To put it another way: people who work must take the time to relax, to be with their families, to enjoy themselves, read, listen to music, play a sport.
Pope Francis

The best intelligence test is what we do with our leisure.
Laurence J. Peter

The end of labor is to gain leisure.

The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.
George Bernard Shaw
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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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