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listless
used in Frankenstein

3 uses
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Definition
lacking energy and normal enthusiasm
  • 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.
    Chapter 18 (9% in)
  • After some days spent in listless indolence, during which I traversed many leagues, I arrived at Strasbourg, where I waited two days for Clerval.
    Chapter 18 (61% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 24 (56% in)

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