farniente

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See also: far niente and far-niente

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian far niente (doing nothing), as in dolce far niente. Compare fainéant (idler).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /faʁ.njɑ̃t/, /faʁ.njɛn.te/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑ̃t, -e

Noun[edit]

farniente m (countable and uncountable, plural farnientes)

  1. dolce far niente, sweet idleness
    Hypernym: oisiveté

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