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See definition of listlessly on Dictionary.com
  • as inleisurely
  • as indully
  • as inlanguidly

synonyms for listlessly

  • languidly
  • lazily
  • sluggishly
  • at one's convenience
  • at one's leisure
  • calmly
  • comfortably
  • composedly
  • deliberately
  • dilatorily
  • easily
  • gradually
  • inactively
  • indolently
  • laggardly
  • langorously
  • lethargically
  • lingeringly
  • slowly
  • taking one's time
  • tardily
  • torpidly
  • with delay
  • without haste
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antonyms for listlessly

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  • hectically
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      How to use listlessly in a sentence

      Then he handed the bursting envelope of notices to Diotti, who listlessly put them on the table at his side.
      THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
      Dazzled by the more lavish gifts, she looked listlessly and disdainfully at bodkins, three for twopence.
      THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
      In a short time she resumed her customary tasks, but coughed incessantly and moved about slowly and listlessly.
      THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
      There was a mighty slab of black rock, which the waves lapped listlessly, at one side of the river pool.
      MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
      The lady sat upon the soft divan listlessly, hardly so much as rustling her dress.
      GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
      He had been waiting in the porch for some time back, and Esther had been listlessly standing by his side.
      TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
      Francesca took her breakfast in bed, and came listlessly into the sitting-room at ten o'clock, looking like a ghost.
      PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
      The bit of garment fluttered listlessly away to the same distance, and then—vacancy.
      ETIDORHPA OR THE END OF EARTH.JOHN URI LLOYD
      I had sat there listlessly, sketching and musing, for about twenty minutes, when I saw a sight I can never resist.
      THE WHITE MAN'S FOOTGRANT ALLEN
      All her fierceness and defiance had left her; her face was white, her eyes were downcast, her hands hung listlessly at her sides.
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      WORDS RELATED TO LISTLESSLY

      • densely
      • dimly
      • lethargically
      • listlessly
      • obtusely
      • slowly
      • sluggishly
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