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浴槽にバラの花びらを浮かべ遊ばせる様なゆとり

What does ゆとり in this context mean? My guess is:

Time allowed to play in a bath tub filled with rose petals

According to an online dictionary it should mean time, since it's written in Hiragana. Is that correct?

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  • I think you should write more context as ゆとり can be interrupted many meaning here. ゆとり means something has enough spare. For instance, ゆとりある生活 means a life with enough spare money. ゆとりあるスケジュール means a schedule with enough spare time. According to what you wrote, I can't make sure what has enough spare. It might be talking about time, maybe money, or something else. – Takashi Jul 25 '15 at 1:30
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In this context, 「ゆとり」 would mean more like "mental affluence" than "time". It would be synonymous to 「心{こころ}のゆとり」, which we also often use.

One would, of course, certainly need to have time to obtain mental affluence.

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