Origin of accidie
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Historical Examples of accidie
Envye and Ire maken bitternesse in herte; which bitternesse is moder of Accidie and binimeth him the love of alle goodnesse.
Such was the deadly sin of accidie, the name of which is forgotten today, though the thing itself is with us still.
For Envye blindeth the herte of a man, and Ire troubleth a man; and Accidie maketh him hevy, thoghtful and wrawe.
Greek ἀκηδία; whence acedia or accidia in Latin; English accidie.
During the great war the disease of accidie was prevalent in prison camps, as any account of Ruhleben shows very clearly.
- spiritual sloth; apathy; indifference