(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Dullness]
Syn. listlessness, sluggishness, apathy; see indifference 1 , slowness 1 .
2. [Weakness]
Syn. feebleness, impotence, prostration; see weakness 1 .
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun A deficiency in mental and physical alertness and activity: dullness, hebetude, languor, lassitude, leadenness, lethargy, listlessness, sluggishness, stupor, torpidity, torpor. See ACTION.

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