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listless

view main entry for listlessadjective  /ˈlɪstləs/
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listlessly

adverb

listlessness

noun [uncountable]
listlessness noun [uncountable]Boredom and lack of enthusiasm: boredom, apathy, indifference, monotony, disinterest, torpor, ennui, fatigue, the doldrums, cabin fever

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