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  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.