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listless

adjective  /ˈlɪst·ləs/ us  
tired and weak, and lacking energy or interest: As the tennis match continued in the 90° heat, his play grew listless and he made a number of errors.
Translations of “listless”
in Spanish lánguido, apático…
in French indolent…
in German lustlos…
in Chinese (Traditional) 懈怠的,懶散的,無精打采的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 懈怠的,懒散的,无精打采的…
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