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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Listless  \List"less\,  a.  [OE.  listles,  lustles.  See  {Lust}.] 
  Having  no  desire  or  inclination;  indifferent;  heedless; 
  spiritless.  ``  A  listless  unconcern.''  --Thomson. 
  Benumbed  with  cold,  and  listless  of  their  gain. 
  I  was  listless,  and  desponding.  --Swift. 
  Syn:  Heedless;  careless;  indifferent;  vacant;  uninterested; 
  languid;  spiritless;  supine;  indolent.  -- 
  {List"less*ly},  adv  --  {List"less*ness},  n. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  feeling  of  lack  of  interest  or  energy  [syn:  {languor},  {lassitude}] 
  2:  inactivity  resulting  from  torpidity  and  lack  of  vigor  or 
  energy  [syn:  {torpidity},  {torpidness},  {torpor}] 

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