Origin of accidie
Examples from the Web for accidie
Envye and Ire maken bitternesse in herte; which bitternesse is moder of Accidie and binimeth him the love of alle goodnesse.
So when you think of these three men, it cannot be middle age or old age that really produce this accidie.
During the great war the disease of accidie was prevalent in prison camps, as any account of Ruhleben shows very clearly.
You hardly know why, but everything seems to go wrong; you seem oppressed with what old writers called "accidie."
Such was the deadly sin of accidie, the name of which is forgotten today, though the thing itself is with us still.