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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Faineance  \Fai"ne*ance\,  Faineancy  \Fai"ne*an*cy\,  n.  [Cf.  OF 
  faineance.  See  {Fain['e]ant}.] 
  Do-nothingness;  inactivity;  indolence. 
 
  The  mask  of  sneering  faineance  was  gone.  --C.  Kingsley. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  faineance 
  n  :  the  trait  of  being  idle  out  of  a  reluctance  to  work  [syn:  {idleness}] 




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