acedia acedia


  • (n) apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins)



  1. The answer must be met with a Sophie-like acedia from the viewer.
  2. McCarthy seemed to cherish his acedia, his spiritual Oblomovism.
  3. McCarthy, obeying some inner music of his own, faded into what he liked to call his acedia.

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/ə ˌnæ krə ˈnɪ stɪk /