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(adjective) Marked by low spirits; showing no enthusiasm.

Synonyms: dispirited

Usage: A subtle change had transformed her from the listless woman he had known into a being who, for the moment, seemed palpitant with the forces of life.
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list·less (lĭst′lĭs)
1. Lacking energy or disinclined to exert effort; lethargic: felt tired and listless.
2. Characterized by a lack of energy or interest: a listless glance.
[Middle English listles : probably from liste, desire (from listen, to desire; see list5) + -les, -lesse, -less.]
list′less·ly adv.
list′less·ness n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
listless (ˈlɪstlɪs)
disinclined for any effort or exertion; lacking vigour, enthusiasm, or energy
[C15: from list desire + -less]
ˈlistlessly adv
ˈlistlessness n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
list•less (ˈlɪst lɪs)

having or showing little or no interest in anything; languid; spiritless.
[1400–50; late Middle English lystles. See list4, -less]
list′less•ly, adv.
list′less•ness, n.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Adj. 1. listless - lacking zest or vivacity; "he was listless and bored"
lethargic, unenrgetic - deficient in alertness or activity; "bullfrogs became lethargic with the first cold nights"
2. listless - marked by low spirits; showing no enthusiasm; "a dispirited and divided Party"; "reacted to the crisis with listless resignation"
spiritless - lacking ardor or vigor or energy; "a spiritless reply to criticism"
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