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listless
used in And The Mountains Echoed

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Definition
lacking energy and normal enthusiasm
  • Masooma listlessly sweeps her hand.
    Chapter 3 (69% in)
  • "He has no sense of fun or adventure," she said, listlessly stirring her coffee.
    Chapter 4 (28% in)
  • And there was his father, Mullah Shekib himself, and three white-bearded men sitting in the shade of a wall, listlessly fingering their prayer beads, their ageless eyes fixed on Nila and her bare arms with a look of displeasure.
    Chapter 4 (32% in)
  • He wandered listlessly around the wide, high-ceilinged hallways of their massive home, through all the big empty rooms, or else he sat looking out the window of his bedroom upstairs.
    Chapter 7 (32% in)
  • He kept an eye on the unpaved path stretching to the main road as he juggled, as he sat on the stump watching a fighter jet streak across the sky, as he listlessly flicked pebbles at nothing.
    Chapter 7 (61% in)

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