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ennuin. [F., fr. L. in odio in hatred. See Annoy.].
     A feeling of weariness and disgust; dullness and languor of spirits, arising from satiety or want of interest; tedium.  T. Gray.  [1913 Webster]


ennui, n. mental weariness from lack of occupation or interest; boredom.

F f. L in odio: cf. ODIUM



acedia, angst, anguish, anxiety, apathy, blues, boredness, boredom, cheerlessness, dejection, depression, discomfort, discomposure, discontent, dislike, dispiritedness, displeasure, disquiet, dissatisfaction, doldrums, dread, drowsiness, dullness, dumps, emptiness, enervation, existential woe, fatigue, fed-upness, flatness, grimness, heaviness, hebetude, inanimation, indifference, inquietude, jadedness, joylessness, lack of pleasure, lackadaisicalness, languidness, languishment, languor, languorousness, lassitude, lenitude, lentor, lethargy, life-weariness, lifelessness, listlessness, malaise, melancholy, nausea, nongratification, nonsatisfaction, oscitancy, painfulness, pall, passivity, phlegm, sadness, satedness, satiation, satiety, savorlessness, sleepiness, sloth, slothfulness, slowness, sluggishness, somnolence, spiritlessness, spleen, staleness, stupefaction, stupor, supineness, surfeit, taedium vitae, tastelessness, tediousness, tedium, tire, tiredness, torpidity, torpidness, torpitude, torpor, uncomfortableness, unease, uneasiness, unhappiness, unpleasure, unsatisfaction, vexation of spirit, wearifulness, weariness, weary, world-weariness, yawn




N weariness, defatigation, lassitude, drowsiness, disgust, nausea, loathing, sickness, satiety, taedium vitae, boredom, ennui, wearisomeness, tediousness, dull work, tedium, monotony, twice-told tale, bore, buttonholer, proser, wet blanket, pill, stiff, heavy hours, the enemy (time), wearying, wearing, wearisome, tiresome, irksome, uninteresting, stupid, bald, devoid of interest, dry, monotonous, dull, arid, tedious, humdrum, mortal, flat, prosy, prosing, slow, soporific, somniferous, disgusting, unenjoyed, weary, tired, drowsy, uninterested, flagging, used up, worn out, blase, life-weary, weary of life, sick of, wearily, usque ad nauseam, time hanging heavily on one's hands, toujours perdrix, crambe repetita.

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