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acedia -- (Latin)
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  • [1] [1] The sin here punished is that known to the Middle Ages as acedia, or accidie,—slackness in good works, and spiritual gloom and despondency.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • To what used to be called the sin of acedia.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
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