1 a feeling of weariness and disgust. 2 dullness and languor of spirits, arising from satiety or want of interest. 3 tedium.
After several years of marriage, Stephen found himself heavy with the kind of ennui that comes from having too much time on his hands and no ready breasts to fondle. To free himself from this tedium, Stephen began to pore over the back pages of men’s magazines to find hookers to fuck on his lunch break.
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Ennui. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/ennui. Accessed 3 June 2023.
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The Effin Word. (n.d.). Ennui. In The Effin Word. Retrieved June 3, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/ennui