lethargic


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le·thar·gic

 (lə-thär′jĭk)
adj.
Of, causing, or characterized by lethargy.

le·thar′gi·cal·ly adv.

le•thar•gic

(ləˈθɑr dʒɪk)

adj.
1. of or affected with lethargy.
2. producing lethargy.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin, Latin < Greek]
le•thar′gi•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lethargic - deficient in alertness or activitylethargic - deficient in alertness or activity; "bullfrogs became lethargic with the first cold nights"
inactive - not active physically or mentally; "illness forced him to live an inactive life"; "dreamy and inactive by nature"
energetic - possessing or exerting or displaying energy; "an energetic fund raiser for the college"; "an energetic group of hikers"; "it caused an energetic chemical reaction"

lethargic

lethargic

adjective
1. Lacking mental and physical alertness and activity:
Slang: dopey.
Translations
سُباتي، خامِل
strnulý
sløv
letargikus
sinnulaus
letargický

lethargic

[leˈθɑːdʒɪk] ADJletárgico, aletargado; [response] → apático
to feel lethargic [person] → sentirse somnoliento or aletargado
the market/trading was lethargic (St Ex) → el mercado/el volumen de contratación apenas se movió

lethargic

[lɪˈθɑːrdʒɪk] adj [person] → léthargique; [performance, pace] → léthargique

lethargic

adj
appearance, person, atmosphereträge, lethargisch; animalträge; pace of musicschleppend; (= uninterested)lethargisch, teilnahmslos, lustlos; a lethargic-looking childein teilnahmslos aussehendes Kind; to feel lethargicsich träge fühlen
(Med) → schlafsüchtig, lethargisch
(Comm, St Ex) sales, tradingstagnierend; marketlustlos

lethargic

[lɪˈθɑːdʒɪk] adj (physically) → fiacco/a; (mentally) → apatico/a

lethargy

(ˈleθədʒi) noun
lack of interest or energy.
leˈthargic (-ˈθaː-) adjective

lethargic

, lethargical
a. letárgico-a, aletargado-a.

lethargic

adj letárgico
References in classic literature ?
I have looked at her, in a state so dun and lethargic, that I have thought of nothing but the number of horizontal lines I could draw across her at the full, and the number of perpendicular lines with which I could intersect them.
It made us all lethargic before we had gone far, and when we had left the Half-way House behind, we habitually dozed and shivered and were silent.
She complains of difficulty breathing satisfactorily at times, and of heavy, lethargic sleep, with dreams that frighten her, but regarding which she can remember nothing.
The elderly and lethargic banker sprang erect in the coach and leapt over the precipice before the tilted vehicle could take him there.
It is certain that if the soul had not already quitted this inert, sluggish, lethargic body, it had at least retreated and concealed itself in depths whither the perceptions of the exterior organs no longer penetrated.
Slowly, very slowly, as these visions of the past animated his lethargic memory, he came to recognize them.
From that time her life alternated, for a few weeks, between fits of raving delirium and intervals of lethargic repose.
It was not a very easy matter to rouse him: so lethargic and heavy were his slumbers.
He adds, "The Indians often find enormous boas, which they call Uji or water serpents, in the same lethargic state.
Never, in the weeks of their married life, had Billy found her dowdy, or harshly irritable, or lethargic.
While engaged in the latter incomprehensible manner, the lethargic Abner turned aside, and swallowing the unwonted emotions which were rising in his own throat, he observed--
It was in vain to speak comfortably to him; the wound had sunk too deep; it was a stab that touched the vitals; he grew melancholy and disconsolate, and from thence lethargic, and died.