Definitions for acediaəˈsi di ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•ce•di•aəˈsi di ə(n.)

  1. sloth; spiritual torpor or indifference; apathy.

    Category: Religion

Origin of acedia:

1600–10; < LL acēdia < Gk akḗdeia

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sloth, laziness, acedia(noun)

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


  1. acedia(Noun)

    spiritual or mental sloth.

  2. acedia(Noun)

    apathy; a lack of care or interest; indifference

  3. acedia(Noun)



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