It was not a condition of life which fitted her, and she could see in it but an appalling and hopeless ennui.
But as she sat there amid her guests, she felt the old ennui overtaking her; the hopelessness which so often assailed her, which came upon her like an obsession, like something extraneous, independent of volition.
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She’s suffering mid-life ennui with evaporating hopes.