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listless
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • He took up the paper in a listless way, but his attention instantly became riveted, and he gave a little cry of satisfaction.
  • With my body in one easy-chair and my legs upon another, I had surrounded myself with a cloud of newspapers until at last, saturated with the news of the day, I tossed them all aside and lay listless, watching the huge crest and monogram upon the envelope upon the table and wondering lazily who my friend’s noble correspondent could be.

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

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