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listless
used in The Picture of Dorian Gray - 20 chapter version

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Definition
lacking energy and normal enthusiasm
  • "I don't feel up to it," said Dorian, listlessly.
    Chapter 8 (82% in)
listlessly = with a lack of energy and normal enthusiasm
  • You are hard on her, Harry!" said Hallward, listlessly.
    Chapter 1 (51% in)
  • Dorian made no answer, but passed listlessly in front of his picture, and turned towards it.
    Chapter 2 (65% in)
  • So the lad was looking rather sulky, as with listless fingers he turned over the pages of an elaborately-illustrated edition of "Manon Lescaut" that he had found in one of the bookcases.
    Chapter 4 (3% in)
  • Yet she was curiously listless.
    Chapter 7 (17% in)
  • He thanked him, and wondered why he refused to accept any money for them, and began to eat them listlessly.
    Chapter 7 (70% in)
  • The others he opened listlessly.
    Chapter 8 (3% in)
  • "What is that, Harry?" said the lad, listlessly.
    Chapter 8 (69% in)
  • Lying back in the hansom, with his hat pulled over his forehead, Dorian Gray watched with listless eyes the sordid shame of the great city, and now and then he repeated to himself the words that Lord Henry had said to him on the first day they had met, "To cure the soul by means of the senses, and the senses by means of the soul."
    Chapter 16 (2% in)
  • "Where else should I be?" he answered, listlessly.
    Chapter 16 (42% in)
  • "Don't know who he is?" said Dorian, listlessly.
    Chapter 18 (84% in)

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