lethargize

[ leth-er-jahyz ]
/ ˈlɛθ ərˌdʒaɪz /

verb (used with object), leth·ar·gized, leth·ar·giz·ing.

to make lethargic; stupefy.

Nearby words

  1. lethal mutation,
  2. lethality,
  3. lethally,
  4. lethargic,
  5. lethargic encephalitis,
  6. lethargy,
  7. lethbridge,
  8. lethe,
  9. lethean,
  10. lethiferous

Also especially British, leth·ar·gise.

Origin of lethargize

First recorded in 1605–15; letharg(y) + -ize

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