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He knew that he had that sentimental disorder which he called 'acedia,' and wished to be rid of it.

What in Petrarch was a tendency, became an established condition in Rousseau: the acedia reached its climax.

Greek ἀκηδία; whence acedia or accidia in Latin; English accidie.

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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to acedia, such as: inactivity, inertia, passivity, stagnation, deferral, and depression.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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