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Ennui By Gesa, Frömming

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1154-1
Published: 01/10/2016
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Ennui (French, from Lat. in odio esse, to be an object of hate) is an existential form of boredom, a weary state of constant disaffectedness with oneself and the world, associated with a profound loss of meaning.

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Gesa, Frömming. "Ennui." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 3 Dec. 2023 doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1154-1

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