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[list-lis] /ˈlɪst lɪs/

having or showing little or no interest in anything; languid; spiritless; indifferent:
a listless mood; a listless handshake.
disinclined for any effort or exertion; lacking vigour, enthusiasm, or energy

having no inclination or spirit; characterized by unwillingingness to exert
Word Origin

Middle English list ‘desire’ + less

mid-15c., from Middle English liste “pleasure, joy, delight” (see list (v.4)) + -less. Related: Listlessly; listlessness.


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