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Sentence examples for listless from high-quality English sources.

  • Without that stimulus the activist base becomes listless.

  • One listless day followed another, with nothing to distinguish one from the next.

  • At 9 months, his father found him listless in bed, with blood running from his nose.

  • A string of huge stimulus packages under Mr Abe has dulled the impact of a listless economy.

  • The prosecutors assigned to the retrial, Calvin Colyer and John Dickson, seemed listless by comparison.

  • CAPRICORN: You started off the year energized, but unforeseen circumstances have left you feeling listless.

  • In the first couple of days you might feel tired, dizzy, irritable and listless and find it difficult to concentrate.

  • Raskolnikov really was almost well, as compared with his condition the day before, but he was still pale, listless, and sombre.

Use listless in a sentence.

  • Pooja stared back, listless and aloof, in a baggy sweater, loose trousers, and thick eyeglasses that kept slipping down her nose.

  • Over the weeks that followed, they lost weight and grew listless, and their platelet counts sank lower and lower to dangerous levels.

  • Hicks' largely listless series would've fit right into the network TV comedy landscape 20 years ago." — Hollywood Reporter (season one)

  • It seems like my hangovers are much worse now that I am older (42), to the point I can't even have one drink without feeling listless and "holiday heart" the next day.

  • A depressed person feels sad, hopeless, and pessimistic and may be listless, easily fatigued, slow in thought and action, and have a reduced appetite and difficulty in sleeping.

  • What Diplo did was put his arm around a passing street person, a remnant of the old Bowery, in a gesture that finally attracted the attention of one paparazzo, who took a few listless snaps.

  • This was the first major vote in the era of post-truth politics: the listless remain campaign attempted to fight fantasy with facts, but quickly found that the currency of fact had been badly debased.

  • Synopsis: "Ryohei Alice (Alice), a listless, jobless and video-game-obsessed young man sees a strange light and suddenly finds himself in a mysteriously emptied out version of Tokyo along with his two best friends.

listless sentence examples

  • But for the candidate, the idea of securing the country against outsiders with a wall had intoxicating appeal, though privately, he acknowledged that it was a rhetorical device to whip up crowds when they became listless.

  • Did everyone else, he wondered, feel listless, strange, anxious, dull, scared—you could pretty much go shopping from a list of adjectives—and did other people just clench their jaws and endure it, without running to the doctor, as he did, again and again?

  • He looked and then he smiled, as he could not well help doing, for it was capitally done, the long, lazy figure on the grass, with listless face, half-shut eyes, and one hand holding a cigar, from which came the little wreath of smoke that encircled the dreamer's head.

  • Everton struck early, then defended magnificently while always carrying a threat on the break, although it took heroics from keeper Pickford, the villain when Virgil van Dijk was injured in the derby at Goodison Park last October, in the vital moments to keep listless Liverpool at bay.


  • adj all

    - lacking zest or vivacity

    Example: he was listless and bored

  • adj all

    - marked by low spirits; showing no enthusiasm

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Use listless in a sentence

On this page, there are 20 sentence examples for listless. They are all from high-quality sources and constantly processed by lengusa's machine learning routines.

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  • 2 sentence examples for listless from The Guardian
  • 7 sentence examples for listless from The New Yorker
  • 3 sentence examples for listless from New York Times
  • 1 sentence examples for listless from The Economist
  • 2 sentence examples for listless from BBC
  • 1 sentence examples for listless from GutenbergBooks - Prestuplenie i nakazanie. English by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • 2 sentence examples for listless from Business Insider
  • 1 sentence examples for listless from Encyclopedia Britannica
  • 1 sentence examples for listless from GutenbergBooks - Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
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  • • Relevant word or phrase for listless is dispirited

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