moria

[ môr′ē-ə ]

Part of Speech

noun

Definition

dullness of mind; mental lethargy; a mental state characterized by frivolity, joviality, and the inability to be serious

Origin + Etymology

From post-classical Latin moria folly, foolishness (Erasmus) from ancient Greek μωρία from μωρός, μῶρος foolish + -ία

Synonyms

  • doom
  • lethargic
  • dullness

Antonyms

  • energetic
  • excited
  • passionate

Example

After her medical board exams, she experienced moria and had a fun night out with her friends without a care in the world.

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