Moria

Updated: Jan 6

Pronunciation: [ môr′ē-ə ]


Definition: noun

Dullness of mind; mental lethargy. A mental state characterized by frivolity, joviality, and the inability to be serious.

Origin: Late 17th century; Latin


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

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