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Definition of Ennui

Ennui

  1. A feeling of weariness and disgust; dullness and languor of spirits, arising from satiety or want of interest; tedium.

Ennui Quotations

It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
Helen Keller

Life creates itself in delirium and is undone in ennui.
Emile M. Cioran

Ennui is the echo in us of time tearing itself apart.
Emile M. Cioran

To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
Charles de Montesquieu

If the child has not an object that it can occupy itself with, it feels ennui; for it does not yet know how to occupy itself with itself.
Max Stirner
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Ennui Translations

ennui in French is ennui
ennui in German is Langeweile
ennui in Hungarian is unalom
ennui in Italian is uggia
ennui in Spanish is aburrimiento

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