listless / ˈlɪst lɪs /


listless 的定义

adj. 形容词 adjective
  1. having or showing little or no interest in anything; languid; spiritless; indifferent: a listless mood;a listless handshake.

listless 近义词

adj. 形容词 adjective

spiritless, without energy


  1. I had tried to keep a journal several times, but the words remained stuck in my mind and only a few listless, lifeless sentences came out.
  2. If you add too much water, or work it even a little too much, the gluten will get overexcited, and you will end up with something chewy and listless, rather than flaky and tender.
  3. Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin, author of this year’s Successful Aging, says “that’s not an unreasonable interpretation,” but he doesn’t settle for the view that aging after 40 is a long and listless mosey to the grave.
  4. Georgetown struggled from the field, but that didn’t excuse listless defense that was a step slow.
  5. The sideline looked listless as Washington scored 13 unanswered points, eventually winning 20-9.
  6. Jam is there because of the sudden death of her boyfriend, Reeve, and the listless state of major depression it throws her into.
  7. As I turned, my listless glance included the man below in the churchyard.
  8. The New Republic enters the fray on the most important discussion of all time: Why do young people seem so listless?
  9. The White House response to Tuesday's results has been listless at best.
  10. Instantly Eudora, who had seemed so listless, woke up with all the hospitality of her Southern nature roused to action.
  11. She crept down the stairs as if listless and bored with everything, but her heart was beating thick and fast.
  12. One day, feverish and excited, he played on in monotone almost listless.
  13. The hours which he did not waste in listless indolence were divided between childish sports and childish devotions.
  14. Instead of being confiding and happy, she seemed listless, forgetful, and nervous.