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listlessness

Noun

1 a feeling of lack of interest or energy [syn: languor, lassitude]
2 inactivity resulting from torpidity and lack of vigor or energy [syn: torpidity, torpidness, torpor]

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Noun

listlessness
  1. The state of being listless; indifference; lethargy.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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