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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Quando ci riuscivo, il nuovo amore, il rinnovato amore durava si e no un mese, poi ricominciava la noia, una noia cosi potente che potrei chiamare taedium vitae (138-140).
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.
Borrowing from the poet's own words, we could define this as the "taedium vitae" phase.
?Cuantas veces llegaran a nuestros consultorios madames Bovary para hablarnos de su taedium vitae, de su insatisfaccion y su dolor?