Synonyms and Antonyms of listlessness
1 physical or mental inertness following a couple of big mistakes early in the game, the team sank into an uncharacteristic listlessness and was never able to recover the lead Synonyms hebetude, languor, lassitude, lethargy, stupor, torporRelated Words boredom, indifference; malaise; laziness; fatigue, sleepiness; narcosis; idleness, inactionNear Antonyms eagerness, enthusiasm, keenness, spiritedness; ambition, enterpriseAntonyms vigor, vim, vitality, vivacity
2 the state of being bored we searched desperately for something to jar us out of our listlessness Synonyms blahs, doldrums, ennui, boredom, restlessness, tedium, wearinessRelated Words cheerlessness, dispiritedness, joylessness, melancholy; languidness, languor, lassitude, lethargy, lifelessness, torpidity, torpor; dullness (also dulness), monotonousness, monotony, sameness; apathy, indifference, unconcernNear Antonyms beguilement, bewitchment, captivation, enchantment, fascination; absorption, engagement, engrossment, immersion, involvement; animation, enlivenment, excitement, invigoration, stimulation; amusement, entertainment; diversion, relief
3 the quality or state of lacking physical strength or vigor general listlessness is often a side effect of chemotherapy Synonyms asthenia, debilitation, debility, delicacy, enervation, enfeeblement, faintness, feebleness, fragility, frailness, frailty, infirmity, languidness, languor, weakness, lowness, wimpinessRelated Words decay, decrepitude; breakdown, collapse, prostration; exhaustion, fatigue, lassitude, weariness; defenselessness, helplessness, impotence, impuissance, powerlessness; effeteness, softness, tenderness; disablement, incapacitation, invalidism; damage, harm, hurt, impairment, injuryNear Antonyms energy, vitality; brawniness, fitness, heftiness, huskiness, lustiness, muscularity, virility; hardness, ruggedness, stoutness, sturdiness, toughness; health, healthiness, soundness, wellnessAntonyms hardihood, hardiness, robustness, strength, vigor
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