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lethargize

[ leth-er-jahyz ]
/ ˈlɛθ ərˌdʒaɪz /
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verb (used with object), leth·ar·gized, leth·ar·giz·ing.

to make lethargic; stupefy.

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Also especially British, leth·ar·gise .

Origin of lethargize

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