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adj. lo·gi·er, lo·gi·est
Characterized by lethargy; sluggish.

[Perhaps from Dutch log, heavy or variant of English loggy, heavy, sluggish, from log.]


adj, logier or logiest
chiefly US dull or listless
[C19: perhaps from Dutch log heavy]
ˈloginess n


(ˈloʊ gi)

adj. -gi•er, -gi•est.
lacking physical or mental energy or vitality; sluggish; dull; lethargic.
[1840–50, Amer.; perhaps < Dutch log heavy, cumbersome + -y1]
lo′gi•ly, adv.
lo′gi•ness, n.


a combining form meaning “field of scientific study, discipline,” used also to denote the body of principles, theories, data, etc., produced by learned endeavor ( archaeology; pathology; theology); “set of abstract notions” ( ideology; methodology); “set of texts” ( trilogy); “systematic listing” ( genealogy; necrology); “linguistic usage” (tautology; phraseology).
[Middle English -logie < Latin -logia < Greek. See -logue, -y3]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.logy - stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)
lethargic, unenrgetic - deficient in alertness or activity; "bullfrogs became lethargic with the first cold nights"


[ˈləʊgɪ] ADJ (logier (compar) (logiest (superl))) (US) → torpe, lerdo
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