lethargic

[ luh-thahr-jik ]
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or affected with lethargy; drowsy; sluggish; apathetic.

  2. producing lethargy: The lethargic heat and humidity of the day made me want to do nothing but nap.

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Origin of lethargic

1
First recorded in 1350–1400; from Latin lēthargicus, from Greek lēthargikós; replacing Middle English litargik, from Medieval Latin litargicus (see lethargy, -ic)
  • Rarely le·thar·gi·cal .

Other words for lethargic

Other words from lethargic

  • le·thar·gi·cal·ly, adverb
  • hy·per·le·thar·gic, adjective
  • non·le·thar·gic, adjective
  • non·le·thar·gi·cal, adjective
  • non·le·thar·gi·cal·ly, adverb
  • un·le·thar·gic, adjective
  • un·le·thar·gi·cal, adjective
  • un·le·thar·gi·cal·ly, adverb

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