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"listless" in British English

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listlessadjective

uk   /ˈlɪst.ləs/ us   /ˈlɪst.ləs/
(Definition of listless from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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listlessadjective

us   /ˈlɪst·ləs/
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.
(Definition of listless from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"listless" in Business English

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listlessadjective

uk   /ˈlɪstləs/ us  
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET used to describe an economy, stock market, etc. in which there is not much activity or trade: Stocks closed mixed in listless trading ahead of Saturday's presidential elections.
(Definition of listless from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “listless”
in Spanish lánguido, apático…
in Vietnamese bơ phờ…
in Malaysian lesu…
in Thai ไม่มีชีวิตชีวา…
in French indolent…
in German lustlos…
in Chinese (Simplified) 懈怠的,懒散的,无精打采的…
in Indonesian lesu…
in Chinese (Traditional) 懈怠的,懶散的,無精打采的…
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“listless” in British English

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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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