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noun as in idleness

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One feature all these photos have in common is the haunted eyes above masks, expressing the range of emotions humanity is capable of feeling, from listlessness to devastation.

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Marie accepted without enthusiasm—and her listlessness was not lost over forty miles of telephone wire.

But the only change that came over Chloe was increasing listlessness of mind and fatigue of body.

But inaction might bring listlessness and despondency, and in their train follows disease.

Officers and men, used though they were to the heat of the Tropics, were reduced to a state of perspiring listlessness.

Nevertheless his habitual listlessness was not disturbed, and he pursued his peculiar train of reflections.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to listlessness, such as: disinterest, inactivity, indifference, languor, laziness, and lethargy.

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