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ennui
used in The Awakening

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Definition
the feeling of being bored by something tedious
  • It was not a condition of life which fitted her, and she could see in it but an appalling and hopeless ennui.
    Chapter 18 (95% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 30 (58% in)

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