Examples from the Web for lassitude
Everything about his behavior—his lassitude, his habitual indifference—makes more sense when you know his circumstances.‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’ Is a Classic Twice over—as a Movie and a Novel|Malcolm Jones|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That immense ambition is gone, replaced by detachment and lassitude.
The good news is that the departure of Berlusconi could be a tonic that awakens Italy from a stupor of lassitude and indifference.Italy's Troubles Are Not the Tipping Point for Global Economic Collapse|Zachary Karabell|November 10, 2011|DAILY BEAST
In fact, they are the universal wardrobe shorthand for sloth and lassitude.
Sweatpants are the universal wardrobe shorthand for sloth and lassitude.
And now, with the lassitude, the relief from long tension, came a feeling of cold and sickness.Franklin Kane|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
I sank back in my canoe, in a state of apathy and lassitude, partly from the heat, and partly from indisposition.
Sense of lassitude in the abdomen which grows less when the parts are supported.
The thought of no longer knowing where he was or whither he was going increased his lassitude twofold.The Tremendous Event|Maurice Leblanc
When we were alone Alresca seemed to be overtaken by lassitude.The Ghost|Arnold Bennett
British Dictionary definitions for lassitude
Word Origin for lassitude
Word Origin and History for lassitude
early 15c., from Middle French lassitude (14c.), from Latin lassitudinem (nominative lassitudo) "faintness, weariness," from lassus "faint, tired, weary," from PIE *led- "slow, weary" (cf. Old English læt "sluggish, slow;" see late (adj.)), from root *le- "to let go, slacken" (see lenient).