[ list-lis-nis ]
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  1. 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.

Origin of listlessness


Words Nearby listlessness Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use listlessness in a sentence

  • Nevertheless his habitual listlessness was not disturbed, and he pursued his peculiar train of reflections.

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