Origin of lethargic
Examples from the Web for lethargic
You lethargic, unfocused, unstable, lazy, hazy, crazy time of year.
Compared with the lethargic figure of two weeks ago, it was as if the Obama campaign had sent a body double.Barack Obama Seizes the Upper Hand Over Mitt Romney at Second Debate|Howard Kurtz|October 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“Containment,” it was allowed, had been all well and good when we were talking about the lethargic Soviet Union of Brezhnev.The Case for Bombing Iran Shows Hawks Wrong All Over Again|Michael Tomasky|February 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Market slides, lethargic job growth, and a credit downgrade show an economy on the brink.
Instead, argues Joe Mathews, it offers a rare opportunity to engage a lethargic city in civic issues.
The subject seems to be asleep, but there is less muscular relaxation than in the lethargic variety.Insomnia; and Other Disorders of Sleep|Henry M. Lyman
Calm people were roused to passion, and lethargic people to activity.Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography|George William Erskine Russell
He was a driver by profession, and he hurried our lethargic progress a little.The Luck of Thirteen|Jan Gordon
By nature he was lethargic and placid; by habit he was precise, methodical, and commonplace.The Gambler|Katherine Cecil Thurston
The light that fired his features had chased from them their habitual expression of lethargic calm.Phases of an Inferior Planet|Ellen Glasgow