segnitia

See: sloth
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nam Gallos quoque in bellis floruisse accepimus; mox segnitia cum otia intravit, amissa virtute pariter ac libertate ("The Britons display more ferocity, so that extended peace has not yet enervated them.
Old men were laughable and often reprehensible, and the obsession with alea is a clear ingredient in the systematic presentation of Claudius as a caricature of the feeble-minded superannuated buffoon: his inveterate laziness, segnitia, deprived his playing alea of any excuse (he was also too keen on it).