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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Devoid of energy or enthusiasm.
From list (desire, inclination), from Old English lystan (to be pleasing). Ultimately from the Indo-European root las- (to be eager), which also gave us lust. Earliest documented use: 1440.
“She grew froward -- by turns high-spirited and listless, voluble and dumb, doting and cynical.”
John Barth; Lost in the Funhouse; Doubleday; 1968.
See more usage examples of listless in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature. -Auguste Rodin, sculptor (12 Nov 1840-1917)