[ uh-see-dee-uh ]
/ əˈsi di ə /
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Words nearby acedia
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Example sentences from the Web for acedia
He knew that he had that sentimental disorder which he called 'acedia,' and wished to be rid of it.
What in Petrarch was a tendency, became an established condition in Rousseau: the acedia reached its climax.
British Dictionary definitions for acedia
/ (əˈsiːdɪə) /
another word for accidie
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