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1. leisure

noun. ['ˈlɛʒɝ, ˈliːʒɝ'] time available for ease and relaxation.

Synonyms

  • playtime
  • free time
  • time off
  • vacation
  • spare time
  • holiday
  • leisure time

Antonyms

  • change
  • wake
  • lie
  • action

Etymology

  • leisir (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leisir (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Leisure

  • seizure

How do you spell leisure? Is it liesure ?

A common misspelling of leisure is liesure

Example sentences of the word leisure


1. Noun, singular or mass
Use those side pockets to store a book, magazine or other leisure activity for the flight.

Quotes containing the word leisure


1. I made this [letter] very long, because I did not have the leisure to make it shorter.
- Blaise Pascal

2. Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity.
- Mortimer Adler

3. Reading is my favourite occupation, when I have leisure for it and books to read.
- Anne Brontë, Agnes Grey

2. leisure

noun. ['ˈlɛʒɝ, ˈliːʒɝ'] freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity.

Synonyms

  • vacationing
  • rest
  • ease
  • relaxation

Antonyms

  • sit
  • activity
  • discomposure
  • be active

Etymology

  • leisir (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leisir (Anglo-Norman)
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