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  • I passed whole days on the lake alone in a little boat, watching the clouds and listening to the rippling of the waves, silent and listless.
  • After some days spent in listless indolence, during which I traversed many leagues, I arrived at Strasbourg, where I waited two days for Clerval.
  • This morning, as I sat watching the wan countenance of my friend—his eyes half closed and his limbs hanging listlessly—I was roused by half a dozen of the sailors, who demanded admission into the cabin.

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  • he was listless and bored
  • reacted to the crisis with listless resignation

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