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Synonyms for listless
ˈlɪst lɪslist·less

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. listless

    As regards mental action, absorbed, abstracted, and preoccupied refer to the cause, absent or absent-minded to the effect. The man absorbed in one thing will appear absent in others. A preoccupied person may seem listless and thoughtless, but the really listless and thoughtless have not mental energy to be preoccupied. The absent-minded man is oblivious of ordinary matters, because his thoughts are elsewhere. One who is preoccupied is intensely busy in thought; one may be absent-minded either through intense concentration or simply through inattention, with fitful and aimless wandering of thought. Compare ABSTRACT.

    Synonyms:
    absent, absent-minded, absorbed, abstracted, heedless, inattentive, indifferent, negligent, oblivious, preoccupied, thoughtless

    Antonyms:
    alert, attentive, on hand, prompt, ready, thoughtful, wide-awake

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. listless

    Synonyms:
    indifferent, careless, uninterested, vacant, languid, indolent, supine, lackadaisical, torpid, heedless

    Antonyms:
    eager, interested, curious, ardent, attentive, absorbed, active, engaged, earnest

Princeton's WordNet

  1. listlessadjective

    lacking zest or vivacity

    "he was listless and bored"

    Synonyms:
    dispirited

    Antonyms:
    energetic, spirited

  2. dispirited, listlessadjective

    marked by low spirits; showing no enthusiasm

    "a dispirited and divided Party"; "reacted to the crisis with listless resignation"

    Synonyms:
    low, dispirited, low-spirited, downhearted, gloomy, down in the mouth, downcast, depressed, grim, down(p), blue

    Antonyms:
    spirited, energetic

Editors Contribution

  1. spritless

    lacking energy or enthusiasm while doing something

    she was listless while studying so she went to sleep.

    Submitted by anonymous on November 25, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. listlessadjective

    Synonyms:
    inattentive, indifferent, heedless, careless, thoughtless

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. listlessadjective

    Synonyms:
    inattentive, indifferent, supine, heedless, unconcerned

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