listlessness

[ list-lis ]SEE DEFINITION OF listlessness

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LISTLESSNESS

But now of a sudden Sir Oliver's listlessness was all dispelled.

"Gafferson," Thorpe repeated, very slowly, and with almost an effect of listlessness.

There was a good deal of excitement, alternated with listlessness.

The man who has a habit of dawdling or listlessness will show it in everything he does.

There was courage in that, I saw, for all the listlessness of the tone in which it had been uttered.

His manner was the extreme of listlessness—the listlessness of great fatigue.

In short, I had passed a happy day, a day of listlessness and of liberty.

A listlessness had come upon me, and I obeyed the pointing finger.

Here there was no room for listlessness, and quite as little for happiness.

It came on gradually, in a kind of listlessness and want of appetite.

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