the state or condition of having little or no interest in anything: When overwhelmed by trauma, you can fall into a state of torpor or listlessness, where you can't even bring yourself to care that you don't care anymore.
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How to use listlessness in a sentence
One feature all these photos have in common is the haunted eyes above masks, expressing the range of emotions humanity is capable of feeling, from listlessness to devastation.Why the world must witness pictures of India’s mass Covid-19 cremations | Kamayani Sharma | May 21, 2021 | Vox
Marie accepted without enthusiasm—and her listlessness was not lost over forty miles of telephone wire.Cabin Fever | B. M. Bower
But the only change that came over Chloe was increasing listlessness of mind and fatigue of body.
But inaction might bring listlessness and despondency, and in their train follows disease.The British Expedition to the Crimea | William Howard Russell
Officers and men, used though they were to the heat of the Tropics, were reduced to a state of perspiring listlessness.The Dreadnought of the Air | Percy F. Westerman
Nevertheless his habitual listlessness was not disturbed, and he pursued his peculiar train of reflections.Wild Western Scenes | John Beauchamp Jones