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ennui

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ennui

  1. the state of being bored the kind of ennui that comes from having too much time on one's hands and too little will to find something productive to do Synonyms of ennui blahs, doldrums, boredom, listlessness, restlessness, tedium, wearinessWords Related to ennui cheerlessness, dispiritedness, joylessness, melancholy; languidness, languor, lassitude, lethargy, lifelessness, torpidity, torpor; dullness (also dulness), monotonousness, monotony, sameness; apathy, indifference, unconcernNear Antonyms of ennui beguilement, bewitchment, captivation, enchantment, fascination; absorption, engagement, engrossment, immersion, involvement; animation, enlivenment, excitement, invigoration, stimulation; amusement, entertainment; diversion, relief



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