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1. lethargy

noun. ['ˈlɛθɝdʒi'] a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness).

Synonyms

  • torpor
  • hebetude
  • lassitude
  • sluggishness

Antonyms

  • good fortune
  • good luck
  • busyness
  • swing

Etymology

  • lethargia (Latin)
  • ληθαργία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Lethargy

  • allergy
  • cenergy
  • cinergy
  • dramaturgy
  • energy
  • entergy
  • liturgy
  • metallurgy
  • synergy

Sentences with lethargy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Symptoms of salmonella include vomiting, diarrhea, fever, lethargy and loss of appetite.

2. Adjective
Hypothyroidism symptoms include lethargy, puffiness, pimples, dandruff and oily skin.

Quotes about lethargy


1. In romance, we feel the need to zoom in and expound on our partner's foibles in intimate detail; in friendship, we tend to do the opposite, avoiding confrontation through fear, lethargy or both.
- Mariella Frostrup

2. Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it, and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul. She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness; dull, callous, and indifferent.
- Virginia Woolf

3. Self-discipline is a form of freedom. Freedom from laziness and lethargy, freedom from expectations and demands of others, freedom from weakness and fear -- and doubt.
- H.A. Dorfman

2. lethargy

noun. ['ˈlɛθɝdʒi'] weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy.

Synonyms

  • lassitude
  • inanition
  • weakness

Antonyms

  • good part
  • invulnerability
  • perfection
  • power

Etymology

  • lethargia (Latin)
  • ληθαργία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. lethargy

noun. ['ˈlɛθɝdʒi'] inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy.

Synonyms

  • sluggishness
  • inertia
  • inactiveness
  • inactivity
  • flatness
  • phlegm

Antonyms

  • activity
  • action
  • brightness
  • tightness

Etymology

  • lethargia (Latin)
  • ληθαργία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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