Listless Definition

lĭstlĭs
adjective
Having no interest in what is going on about one, as a result of illness, weariness, dejection, etc.; spiritless; languid.
Webster's New World
Lacking energy or disinclined to exert effort; lethargic.
Felt tired and listless.
American Heritage
Characterized by such a feeling.
Webster's New World

Origin of Listless

  • Middle English listles probably from liste desire (from listen to desire list5) -les, -lesse -less

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From list + -less.

    From Wiktionary

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