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affected with ennui; bored
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  • The king was ennuied to death, and became daily more dull and heavy.

    Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon
  • Miss Larrabee used to call him the first aid to the ennuied.

    In Our Town William Allen White
  • He is not ennuied any more, for he has found something to do.

    Nasby in Exile David R. Locke
  • Then I wrote at the top of the paper, 'Thesaurus for the ennuied.'

    Selina George Madden Martin
  • Cherrie's welcome to her lover was uncommonly cordial, for she was ennuied nearly to death.

    A Changed Heart May Agnes Fleming
  • It showed her in a flash of reasoning of which he could not know, that it was possible to be ennuied with glorious harmonies.

    Rose of Dutcher's Coolly

    Hamlin Garland
  • Miladi was often ennuied, now that she was never really well, and the sight and voice of a young man cheered her inexplicably.

    A Little Girl in Old Quebec Amanda Millie Douglas
  • When the senses are robbed of their fineness, youth grows blas, mature manhood is ennuied, life is empty.

    The Principles of Economics Frank A. Fetter
  • The erstwhile Major had been found dead on a dark street and brought by curious and ennuied citizens to the drug store.

  • The ennuied Count Rosal lunched with them,—a sallow, fatigued young patrician who wore a pince-nez.

    The Game and the Candle Eleanor M. Ingram

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