listlessness

listlessness
I
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. idleness, lethargy, inactivity; see indifference 1 , laziness .
II
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. A deficiency in mental and physical alertness and activity: dullness, hebetude, languidness, languor, lassitude, leadenness, lethargy, sluggishness, stupor, torpidity, torpor. See ACTION. 2. Lack of emotion or interest: apathy, disinterest, impassivity, incuriosity, incuriousness, indifference, insensibility, insensibleness, lassitude, lethargy, phlegm, stolidity, stolidness, unconcern, uninterest, unresponsiveness. See FEELINGS.

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