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

synonyms for listlessly

  • densely
  • dimly
  • lethargically
  • obtusely
  • slowly
  • sluggishly
  • sluggishly
  • inactively
  • indifferently
  • slowly
  • weakly
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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.
A LIFE SENTENCEADELINE SERGEANT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LISTLESSLY

  • densely
  • dimly
  • lethargically
  • listlessly
  • obtusely
  • slowly
  • sluggishly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.