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lethargic (adj.)

late 14c., litargik, "morbidly drowsy, manifesting lethargy," from Latin lethargicus "affected with lethargy," from Greek lethargikos "drowsy," from lethargos "forgetful; inactive" (see lethargy). From 1590s as "pertaining to lethargy." Related: Lethargically. In 17c. also with a verb form, lethargize, and a noun, letharge "lethargic patient."

updated on June 16, 2016

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Definitions of lethargic from WordNet

lethargic (adj.)
deficient in alertness or activity;
bullfrogs became lethargic with the first cold nights
Synonyms: unenergetic
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