taedium vitae


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taedium vitae

(ˈtiːdɪəm ˈviːtaɪ; ˈvaɪtiː)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) the feeling that life is boring and dull
[Latin, literally: weariness of life]
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Even disgust at this pretentiousness, weariness of the thousand-hued glitter, the taedium vitae that in the end overcomes many, does not set them free.
Cuantas veces llegaran a nuestros consultorios madames Bovary para hablarnos de su taedium vitae, de su insatisfaccion y su dolor?
Such discussions begin with the descriptions of taedium vitae, luxuria and the horror loci supplied by Roman philosophers and writers such as Lucretius, Petronius and Seneca.