Ennui sentence examples

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  • An old-fashioned man would have lost his senses or died of ennui before this.

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  • He suffers from an overwhelming sense of ennui and feels that he has far too much time on his hands and far too little with which to fill it.

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  • In fact, that's all they do: make that temperamental high-maintenance wine that either drives oenophiles into paroxysms of gushing giddiness or sinks them into sulking, despairing funks of ennui.

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  • April 5th I am almost devoured by ennui.

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  • If we were always, indeed, getting our living, and regulating our lives according to the last and best mode we had learned, we should never be troubled with ennui.

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  • It leaves the rest of his life utterly empty, and he vacillates between amorous intensity and general ennui.

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  • In any event, changing perspectives also fails to treat ennui.

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  • If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.

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  • The original Dawn of the Dead was a high watermark... suburban ennui of brain- dead shoppers sticking to what they're.. .

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  • Hamilton is a deft chronicler of urban ennui and claustrophobia.

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  • For some months he found amusement in the preparation of the delightful Memoirs (1789) from which most of our knowledge of his personal history is derived; but his letters to friends in England, written between 1788 and 1793 occasionally betray a slight but unmistakable tone of ennui.

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  • Sc. 4) causes the queen to remonstrate, in reply to her lady's suggestion of a game at bowls to relieve her ennui, "'Twill make me think the world is full of rubs, and that my fortune runs against the bias."

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  • It is the Tsure-zure-gusa (Materials/or Dispelling Ennui), by KenkO-bOshi, described by Mr Aston as one of the most delightful oases in Japanese literature; a collection of short sketches, anecdotes and essays on all imaginable subjects, something in the manner of Seldens Table Talk.

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  • Beyond British and sensationally sociological, Blur and singer/songwriter Damon Albarn weave tales of stifling middle class ennui into clever pop vignettes.

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