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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Inactivity; Weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy; A state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness).

Usage examples (34)
  • When I visited the farm toward the end of 1994, some cattle lay almost motionless, exhibiting almost total lethargy.
  • Aspiration of aliphatic hydrocarbons may result in lethargy, tremors, and, rarely, convulsions or coma.
  • The main reason for the dollar's lethargy is seen as the weakening U.S. economy and expectations the U.S.
  • Allen says her lethargy is the result of a night out at city eatery Becco, and slides into an armchair. for more
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