GRE Word List

ENNUI

boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy

The meaning of the word ennui is boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy.

Random words

WordMeaning
retrieverecover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
shampretend; feign; ADJ: not genuine; fake; Ex. sham jewelry; N: something that is not what it appears; impostor; pretense; Ex. The agreement was a sham.
dincontinued loud noise; V: make a din; instill by wearying repetition
impartgrant a share of; make known; Ex. news to impart
aphorismpithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
pitfallhidden danger; concealed trap
lienlegal claim or right on a property
aptitudefitness; talent
tremuloustrembling; wavering
adjurationsolemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly