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LISTLESSNESS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does listlessness mean? 

LISTLESSNESS (noun)
  The noun LISTLESSNESS has 2 senses:

1. a feeling of lack of interest or energy
2. inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy

  Familiarity information: LISTLESSNESS used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LISTLESSNESS (noun)


Sense 1listlessness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A feeling of lack of interest or energy

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

listlessness; languor; lassitude

Hypernyms ("listlessness" is a kind of...):

apathy (an absence of emotion or enthusiasm)


Sense 2listlessness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

torpidness; listlessness; torpidity; torpor

Hypernyms ("listlessness" is a kind of...):

passiveness; passivity (the trait of remaining inactive; a lack of initiative)


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