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listless
used in Not Without My Daughter

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Definition
lacking energy and normal enthusiasm
  • An aging, skinny maid whose rotted teeth matched the condition of her navy blue chad or responded listlessly to Ameh Bozorg's commands.
  • She was wrapped in a blanket, leaning against him, upright but listless.
  • Mahtob remained silent and listless, but my care brought some relief from her fever.
  • I spent more of my days in Bannister with my father and less time at home, where Moody's listless presence was ever more maddening.
  • At the end of the frenzied day, when I came home from work late, I found him sitting listlessly, still in his robe, unshaven and unwashed.

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