listlessly

All Adverb
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  • Listlessly she took his arm and passed through one of the open windows near. Cited from A Face Illumined, by E. P. Roe
  • But she sat down again at once and listlessly let them fall from her hands. Cited from Jean-Christophe, Vol. I, by Romain Rolland
  • She laid her hands listlessly one on top of the other on the table. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1917, ed. by Edward J. O'Brien
  • She turned the leaves listlessly, then sat up with an air of attention. Cited from The Little Colonel's Chum: Mary Ware, by Annie Fellows Johnston
  • She raised her head as he entered, and then turned listlessly away. Cited from The Custom of the Country, by Edith Wharton
  • Rose stood listlessly in her father's place, looking out of the window. Cited from Kate Danton, or, Captain Danton's Daughters, by May Agnes Fleming
  • Then he turned listlessly to the book his friend had given him, and began to read. Cited from Dawn of All, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • Her left hand still held mine, but her right hand hung listlessly at her side. Cited from The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
  • Her hands fell listlessly by her side, and the tears rose to her eyes. Cited from Verner's Pride, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • We shall drop off one by one, and listlessly die of old age. Cited from From Capetown to Ladysmith, by G. W. Steevens
  • She rose, laid down her book and walked listlessly toward the window. Cited from Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • He took the book from her listlessly, and opened it because she wished it. Cited from The Little Colonel's Chum: Mary Ware, by Annie Fellows Johnston
  • It was merely an old man facing the end who settled listlessly into his seat. Cited from Where the Trail Divides, by Will Lillibridge
  • He opened his eyes, gazed for a moment listlessly upon her, then closed them again. Cited from Town and Country, John S. Adams
  • Then she fell back into her chair and gazed listlessly at the wall opposite. Cited from Saracinesca, by F. Marion Crawford
  • Air came in listlessly through the open door behind me. Cited from Seven Men, by Max Beerbohm
  • His head lay back, and one of his hands hung listlessly over the arm of the chair. Cited from Armadale, by Wilkie Collins
  • With it she returned to her low chair and listlessly turned over the leaves for some moments. Cited from The Slave Of The Lamp, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Listlessly she moved closer to the picture, turning away from him as she did so. Cited from The Master-Christian, Marie Corelli
  • "Shall we sit here a moment and talk it over?" he suggested listlessly. Cited from The Fighting Chance, by Robert W. Chambers
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Meaning of listlessly

  • adverb In a listless manner
    they shook hands rather listlessly