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Sunday, July 25, 1999

Definitions for listless

  1. Having no desire or inclination; indifferent; heedless; spiritless.
    --LISTLESSLY, adverb -- LISTLESSNESS, noun

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Citations for listless
I was listless, and desponding. Swift,
If you appear downcast or depressed, or are unresponsive to the interviewer's questions or listless in your approach, you will rule yourself out of consideration for that job. , Chicago Sun-Times
Origin of listless
late Middle English
1400-1450
Listless is from Middle English listles, from liste (see entry for list), desire + -les, -less.