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Saturday, April 18, 2015, Baishakh 5, 1422 BS, Jamadius Sani 27, 1436 Hijr

Word of the day
Published : Saturday, 18 April, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM,  View Count : 12

Acedia [uh-see-dee-uh], noun;

1. Sloth
2. Laziness or indifference in religious matters

Acedia is a simple derivation from the Greek akedeia, "indifference."

His tales give the impression of a man cursed with an incurable disenchantment with life, a malady about midway between acedia and ennui.
?James Norman Hall, Under a thatched roof

Five thousand people yawning in their cars, intimidated by the cops and bored to acedia by the chant of the politicians.
?Edward Abbey, The monkey wrench gang

Synonyms: inactivity, inertia, passivity, stagnation, deferral, depression, doldrums, dormancy, ennui, fecklessness, idleness, indolence, inertness, lassitude, lethargy, quiescence, quietude, slothfulness, stasis, suspension, torpidity, torpor, deliquescence
Antonyms: busyness, energy, happiness, liveliness, vigour, action

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