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listless
used in Picture of Dorian Gray - 13 chapter version

6 uses
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Definition
lacking energy and normal enthusiasm
  • Yet she was curiously listless.
    Chapter 5 (19% in)
listless = lacking energy and normal enthusiasm
  • Dorian made no answer, but passed listlessly in front of his picture and turned towards it.
    Chapter 2 (66% 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 3 (3% in)
  • He thanked him, wondered why he refused to accept any money for them, and began to eat them listlessly.
    Chapter 5 (73% in)
  • The others he opened listlessly.
    Chapter 6 (3% in)
  • "What is that, Harry?" said Dorian Gray, listlessly.
    Chapter 6 (68% in)

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