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listlessness

shows lack of interest in its surroundings.
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Studies show these activities are enjoyable and engaging for only about 30 minutes, then they start sapping our energy, creating what psychologists call "psychic entropy"--that listless, apathetic feeling.
Airborne transmission occurs when bacteria or viruses travel on dust particles or on small respiratory droplets that may become aerosolized when dogs Dogs can often feel listless sneeze, cough or exhale.
It takes some doing to turn a story about the man who sold millions of records before dying at just 29 into such a listless experience, but, against all odds, the makers have managed to do just that.
HONG KONG, Jumada I 5, 1435, Mar 6, 2014, SPA -- Hong Kong shares rebounded on Thursday, helped by a reversal of losses in the Chinese property sector as investors rushed to cover short positions after mainland-listed developers outperformed a listless market, according to Reuters.
Haye blamed a toe injury for a listless performance when being outpointed by Wladimir Klitschko in July, and Vitali is 2-7 with Betfred to hand Haye his third professional defeat and 6-4 with Ladbrokes to follow his brother's example and win on points.
That sparked the Lilywhites into life and they finally put their Welsh National League opponents to the sword after a listless first half display a home.
Here, he plays a listless and alienated teenager Napoleon, who just wants to fit in.
1 : to be or become weak, dull, or listless <"I don't feel good at all.
Nevertheless, it's a good one for those listless days when you just want to switch off and enjoy a chuckle.
Since President Rene Preval took office in May 2006, Haiti has substantially improved its internal security and advanced toward political stability, but its future prospects continue to be threatened by a listless economy, limited employment opportunities, weak institutions, and an absence of public services.
I would love to see either win but at current odds I favour Mahler who, having seemed listless, has suddenly come to life and could easily run into a place or better under local jockey Stephen Baster.
After a space shuttle crash, alien spores infect earth, making people listless and bored (I thought some had fallen into the cinema I was in).