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aboulia

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When one is happy there is no time to be fatigued; being happy engrosses the whole attention.
Edward Frederic Benson
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Etymology

Greek ἀβουλία, from ἀ- + βουλή ‘will’.

Pronunciation

Noun

aboulia

  1. absence of will-power or decisiveness, especially as a symptom of mental illness
    • 1969: He felt without volition, plunged into a state of aboulia. — John Fowles, The French Lieutenant's Woman

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