a|ce|di|a «uh SEE dee uh», noun.
sloth; torpor; loss of interest in life: »

Pursewarden's suicide is attributed to acedia, or boredom with life (Time).

[< Late Latin acēdia < Greek akēdíā < a- not + kêdos care. See etym. of doublet accidie. (Cf.accidie)]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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