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Origin of listless
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OTHER WORDS FROM listlesslist·less·ly, adverblist·less·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for listless
For a movement often derided for being listless or disorganized, it was remarkable to see a group of San Diegans so quickly establish a community, complete with food services, medical care, a small library and even a governing structure.No Unlawful Assembly Charges So Far Following Dozens of Arrests|Brittany Cruz-Fejeran and Ashly McGlone|October 12, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Jam is there because of the sudden death of her boyfriend, Reeve, and the listless state of major depression it throws her into.The Thrilling, Traumatic Lives of Teens: The Fall’s Best YA Fiction|Hugh Ryan|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As I turned, my listless glance included the man below in the churchyard.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The New Republic enters the fray on the most important discussion of all time: Why do young people seem so listless?
On the file of cabs, just perceptible through the foliage, the cabmen lolled in listless attitudes.The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne|William J. Locke
He felt suddenly lifeless, listless, as though he wanted to sit down.The Lady Doc|Caroline Lockhart
Hitherto it has stood in a Chinese vase beneath the stairs and has seemed a listless creature.Chimney-Pot Papers|Charles S. Brooks
It would be a useless sacrilege to force some listless acquaintance to accompany us.Worldly Ways and Byways|Eliot Gregory
Some are dreaming; you see it in the vacant eye, the listless face, the expression that betrays hopeless intoxication.A Bit of Old China|Charles Warren Stoddard