acedia definition

  • noun:
    • religious torpor and apathy; ennui.
    • religious or emotional sloth.
    • apathy; insufficient treatment or interest; indifference
    • boredom
    • apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins).
    • An abnormal emotional problem, characterized by negligence, listlessness, tiredness, and need of interest in affairs.
    • A Cuban title for a species of tongue-fish or sole, Symphurus plagusia.
    • apathy and inactivity in the training of virtue (personified as one of the lethal sins)

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