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Vocabulary for College B Chapter 3

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humdrum
Dull, monotonous, or commonplace.
apathy
Indifference, or lack of interest or emotion.
ennui
A feeling of weariness, dissatisfaction, or boredom.
disconsolate
Completely unhappy or sorrowful.
dolor
Mental suffering, grief, sorrow, or distress.
somber
Dark, gloomy, melancholy, grave, or depressing.
qualm
A sudden feeling of uneasiness, misgiving, or doubt.
pother
Bustle, fuss, or excitement mixed with confusion.
discompose
To agitate or disturb the order of.
appall
To horrify, shock, or dismay.
consternation
Dismay, terror, or fearful amazement.
tremulous
Trembling, quivering, or timid.
ado
Trouble or fuss.
aloof
Remote in manner.
compunction
A feeling of deep regret.
dejected
Affected or marked by low spirits.
despondent
Almost without hope.
disquiet
Uneasy, impatient, or restless.
dour
Showing a brooding ill humor.
funereal
Sad and solemn.
irksome
Repetitive, annoying, and tedious.
lassitude
A feeling of lack of interest or energy.
lugubrious
Excessively mournful.
nonplus
A state of bewilderment.
quavering
Having a trembling voice.
saturnine
Bitter or scornful.
soporific
Inducing sleep.
torpor
A state of inactivity.