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listless
used in My Antonia

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Definition
lacking energy and normal enthusiasm
  • I propped my book open and stared listlessly at the page of the 'Georgics' where tomorrow's lesson began.
    Book 3 — Lena Lingard (18% in)
  • I remember those girls merely as faces in the schoolroom, gay and rosy, or listless and dull, cut off below the shoulders, like cherubs, by the ink-smeared tops of the high desks that were surely put there to make us round-shouldered and hollow-chested.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (50% in)
  • The girls sat listless, leaning against each other.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (92% in)

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