from The Century Dictionary.
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- adjective suffering from abulia; showing abnormal inability to act or make decisions
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This type is not necessarily that of a woman whose daughter has married, but the type of a depressed woman of about fifty, aboulic, discontented with herself and others, domineering, and jealous, because she suffers from the mania of being loved though she is incapable of acquiring any one's affection.