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listless
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Brave New World
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  • "Take this, for example," he said, and in his deep voice once more began to read: " ’A man grows old; he feels in himself that radical sense of weakness, of listlessness, of discomfort, which accompanies the advance of age; and, feeling thus, imagines himself merely sick, lulling his fears with the notion that this distressing condition is due to some particular cause, from which, as from an illness, he hopes to recover.

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

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