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listless
used in The Scarlet Letter

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lacking energy and normal enthusiasm
  • There was a listlessness in his gait, as if he saw no reason for taking one step further, nor felt any desire to do so, but would have been glad, could he be glad of anything, to fling himself down at the root of the nearest tree, and lie there passive for evermore.
    Chapter 16 -- A Forest Walk (95% in)

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