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Lassitude July 8, 2011

Filed under: Uncategorized — MELODRAMANIAC @ 4:47 am

7/6/11.

lassitude (las-i-tood) n., Weariness of body or mind from strain, oppressive climate, etc.; lack of energy; listlessness; languor.

After 3 hours of ironing theatrical curtains in a sweltering room on the top floor of a warehouse without air-conditioning, her lassitude was such that she barely had the strength to wipe the sweat from her brow.

 

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