Leisure

Definition of Leisure

Lei´sure   Pronunciation: lē´zhũr; 135
n.1.Freedom from occupation or business; vacant time; time free from employment.
The desire of leisure is much more natural than of business and care.
- Sir W. Temple.
2.Time at one's command, free from engagement; convenient opportunity; hence, convenience; ease.
He sighed, and had no leisure more to say.
- Dryden.
At leisure
a - Free from occupation; not busy.
b - In a leisurely manner; at a convenient time.
a.1.Unemployed; as, leisure hours.

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