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  • "Ennui" is a nice mix of boredom and depression, transcending both in their fusion.

    Damn it...part deux.

  • I wanted to use the word Ennui but did not know if it was a word many people would know.

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  • This death-in-life comes sometimes to the most earnest men, to those whose life is fullest of energy and excitement It is the reaction, the weariness which they name Ennui, -- foul fiend that eats fastest into the heart's core, that shakes with surest hand the sands of life, that makes the deepest wrinkles on the cheeks and deadens most surely the lustre of the eyes.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 76, February, 1864

  • 'Ennui' Presents a Hurdle for Rebound Target jumped 7.6% and Saks rose 6.7% after each reported a smaller profit decline than expected.

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  • Great Regulars: 'Ennui', the newly discovered undergraduate sonnet by Sylvia Plath read it in full here, is very much about craft, about delivering a tough resonant argument.

    Great Regulars: 'Ennui', the newly discovered

  • Poetry & Poets in Rags: Great Regulars: 'Ennui', the newly discovered

    Great Regulars: 'Ennui', the newly discovered

  • ANYway, if you like Sylvia more than I do, go read "Ennui" that's the poem.

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  • I walk there from my apartment, and i'm like, "I'm on the road to 'Ennui' ... ahhh, what an appropriate destination for my mid-20s."

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  • Something tells me "Ennui" is more sensitive than it appears; it just puts up a really tough front.

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  • "Ennui," says the clever Viscomte D'Yzarn de Freissinet, in his deep and delightful book, "_Les Pensées grises_," "ennui is felt by ordinary minds because they can not understand earth, and by superior ones because they can not understand heaven."

    Lord Byron jugé par les témoins de sa vie. English

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