Acedia [uh-see-dee-uh], noun;
2. Laziness or indifference in religious matters
Acedia is a simple derivation from the Greek akedeia, "indifference."
His tales give the impression of a man cursed with an incurable disenchantment with life, a malady about midway between acedia and ennui.
?James Norman Hall, Under a thatched roof
Five thousand people yawning in their cars, intimidated by the cops and bored to acedia by the chant of the politicians.
?Edward Abbey, The monkey wrench gang
Synonyms: inactivity, inertia, passivity, stagnation, deferral, depression, doldrums, dormancy, ennui, fecklessness, idleness, indolence, inertness, lassitude, lethargy, quiescence, quietude, slothfulness, stasis, suspension, torpidity, torpor, deliquescence
Antonyms: busyness, energy, happiness, liveliness, vigour, action