listless definition

  • adjective:
    • poor energy or disinclined to exert effort; tired: reacted towards the newest crisis with listless resignation.
    • Lacking energy, passion, or liveliness.
    • Having no need or desire; indifferent; heedless; spiritless.
    • marked by reduced spirits; showing no passion
    • lacking gusto or vivacity
  • others:
    • Indifferent to or taking no desire for what happens about one; languid and unheeding: since, a listless hearer or spectator.
    • Marked by languid inactivity; manifesting calm interest; inanimate: since, a listless attitude.
    • Synonyms Listless, Careless, Supine, Indolent. The listless together with careless don't care or desire; the supine together with indolent never care adequate to overcome their shrinking from task or work. The text may all indicate a short-term condition or a permanent element of personality; indolent usually indicates the latter. (See idle.) Careless is certainly not caring; supine is literally lying level on one's back, perhaps not rousing your self after all, ignobly indifferent; listless, indifferent and languid. Listless does not necessarily suggest blame.

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