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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy; A feeling of lack of interest or energy.

Usage examples (37)
  • 'Defects of mind' are such as listlessness, haste, etc.
  • The techs were going through the motions, but there was a kind of listlessness in their movements and a general air of defeat.
  • To linger out the hour in listlessness or sleep?
  • It came on gradually, in a kind of listlessness and want of appetite. for more
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