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listless

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Adjective
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list=less
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1 in 1 verses (in NT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

listlessa. [OE. listles, lustles. See Lust.].
     Having no desire or inclination; indifferent; heedless; spiritless.  Thomson.  [1913 Webster]
    "Benumbed with cold, and listless of their gain."  [1913 Webster]
    "I was listless, and desponding."
Syn. -- Heedless; careless; indifferent; vacant; uninterested; languid; spiritless; supine; indolent.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

listless, adj. lacking energy or enthusiasm; disinclined for exertion.

Derivative
listlessly adv. listlessness n.
Etymology
ME f. obs. list inclination + -LESS

THESAURUS

listless

Laodicean, Olympian, aloof, anemic, apathetic, asthenic, ataractic, benumbed, blah, blase, bloodless, bored, careless, casual, chicken, comatose, cool, cowardly, dead, debilitated, desensitized, detached, devil-may-care, disinterested, dispassionate, disregardful, distant, dopey, dormant, drooping, droopy, drugged, dull, easygoing, effete, enervated, etiolated, exanimate, faint, faintish, feeble, flabby, flaccid, floppy, gone, gutless, heartless, heavy, hebetudinous, heedless, hopeless, imbecile, impassive, impotent, in a stupor, inanimate, inattentive, incurious, indifferent, inert, inexcitable, insouciant, jaded, lackadaisical, languid, languishing, languorous, leaden, lethargic, lifeless, limber, limp, lukewarm, lumpish, lustless, marrowless, mindless, moribund, negligent, nerveless, nonchalant, numb, numbed, passive, perfunctory, phlegmatic, pithless, pluckless, pococurante, pooped, powerless, reckless, regardless, resigned, rubbery, sapless, sated, sinewless, slack, sleepy, slow, sluggish, soft, somnolent, soporific, spent, spineless, spiritless, spunkless, stagnant, stagnating, stoic, stolid, strengthless, stultified, stupefied, supine, tepid, thoughtless, torpid, turned-off, unanxious, uncaring, unconcerned, undiscriminating, unemotional, unenthusiastic, unhardened, uninquiring, uninterested, uninvolved, unmindful, unnerved, unsolicitous, unstrung, vegetable, vegetative, wan, weak, weakly, weary, withdrawn, world-weary

ROGET THESAURUS

listless

Inactivity

N inactivity, inaction, inertness, obstinacy, lull, quiescence, rust, rustiness, idleness, remissness, sloth, indolence, indiligence, dawdling, ergophobia, otiosity, dullness, languor, segnity, segnitude, lentor, sluggishness, procrastination, torpor, torpidity, torpescence, stupor, somnolence, drowsiness, nodding, oscitation, oscitancy, pandiculation, hypnotism, lethargy, statuvolence heaviness, heavy eyelids, sleep, slumber, sound sleep, heavy sleep, balmy sleep, Morpheus, Somnus, coma, trance, ecstasis, dream, hibernation, nap, doze, snooze, siesta, wink of sleep, forty winks, snore, hypnology, dull work, pottering, relaxation, Castle of Indolence, lullaby, sedative, tranquilizer, hypnotic, sleeping pill, relaxant, anaesthetic, general anaesthetic, torpedo, idler, drone, droil, dawdle, mopus, do- little faineant, dummy, sleeping partner, afternoon farmer, truant, bummer, loafer, goldbrick, goldbicker, lounger, lazzarone, lubber, lubbard, slow coach (slow, ), opium eater, lotus eater, slug, lag, sluggard, slugabed, slumberer, dormouse, marmot, waiter on Providence, fruges consumere natus, inactive, motionless, unoccupied, unbusied, indolent, lazy, slothful, idle, lusk, remiss, slack, inert, torpid, sluggish, otiose, languid, supine, heavy, dull, leaden, lumpish, exanimate, soulless, listless, drony, dronish, lazy as Ludlam's dog, dilatory, laggard, lagging, slow, rusty, flagging, lackadaisical, maudlin, fiddle-faddle, pottering, shilly-shally, sleeping asleep, fast asleep, dead asleep, sound asleep, in a sound sleep, sound as a top, dormant, comatose, in the arms of Morpheus, in the lap of Morpheus, sleepy, sleepful, dozy, drowsy, somnolent, torpescent, lethargic, lethargical, somnifacient, statuvolent, statuvolic, heavy, heavy with sleep, napping, somnific, somniferous, soporous, soporific, soporiferous, hypnotic, balmy, dreamy, unawakened, unawakened, sedative, inactively, at leisure, the eyes begin to draw straws, bankrupt of life yet prodigal of ease, better 50 years of Europe than a cycle of Cathay, idly busy rolls their world away, the mystery of folded sleep, the timely dew of sleep, thou driftest gently down the tides of sleep, tired Nature's sweet restorer, balmy sleep.

Indifference

N indifference, neutrality, coldness, anaphrodisia, unconcern, insouciance, nonchalance, want of interest, want of earnestness, anorexy, anorexia, inappetency, apathy, supineness, disdain, recklessness, inattention, anaphrodisiac, antaphrodisiac, lust-quencher, passion-queller, indifferent, cold, frigid, lukewarm, cool, cool as a cucumber, unconcerned, insouciant, phlegmatic, pococurante, easygoing, devil-may- care, careless, listless, lackadaisical, half-hearted, unambitious, unaspiring, undesirous, unsolicitous, unattracted, aloof, unapproachable, remote, uncaring, unattractive, unalluring, undesired, undesirable, uncared for, unwished, unvalued, all one to, insipid, vain, for aught one cares, Int, never mind, Who cares? whatever you like, whatever, I couldn't care less, I could care less, anything will do, es macht nichts.

Inattention

N inattention, inconsideration, inconsiderateness, oversight, inadvertence, inadvertency, nonobservance, disregard, supineness, etourderie, want of thought, heedlessness, insouciance, abstraction, absence of mind, absorption of mind, preoccupation, distraction, reverie, brown study, deep musing, fit of abstraction, inattentive, unobservant, unmindful, heedless, unthinking, unheeding, undiscerning, inadvertent, mindless, regardless, respectless, listless, blind, deaf, bird-witted, hand over head, cursory, percursory, giddy-brained, scatter-brained, hare-brained, unreflective, unreflecting, ecervele, offhand, dizzy, muzzy, brainsick, giddy, giddy as a goose, wild, harum-scarum, rantipole, highflying, heedless, careless, inconsiderate, thoughtless, absent, abstracted, distrait, absentminded, lost, lost in thought, wrapped in thought, rapt, in the clouds, bemused, dreaming on other things, musing on other things, preoccupied, engrossed, daydreaming, in a reverie, off one's guard, napping, dreamy, caught napping, disconcerted, distracted, put out, inattentively, inadvertently, absent-mindedly, per incuriam, sub silentio, Int, stand at ease, stand easy!, the attention wanders, one's wits gone a woolgathering, one's wits gone a bird's nesting, it never entered into one's head, the mind running on other things, one's thoughts being elsewhere, had it been a bear it would have bitten you.


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