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lethargyn. [F. léthargie, L. lethargia, Gr. lhqargi`a, fr. lh`qargos forgetful, fr. lh`qh forgetfulness. See Lethe.].
  •  Morbid drowsiness; continued or profound sleep, from which a person can scarcely be awaked.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A state of inaction or indifference.  [1913 Webster]
    "Europe lay then under a deep lethargy."  [1913 Webster]
lethargyv. t. 
     To lethargize.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]


lethargy, n.
1 lack of energy or vitality; a torpid, inert, or apathetic state.
2 Med. morbid drowsiness or prolonged and unnatural sleep.

lethargic adj. lethargically adv.
ME f. OF litargie f. LL lethargia f. Gk lethargia f. lethargos forgetful f. leth-, lanthanomai forget



abstraction, abulia, acedia, alienation, aloofness, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, apathy, asininity, ataraxia, ataraxy, benumbedness, blah, blahs, blockishness, boobishness, boorishness, boredom, bovinity, catalepsy, catatonic stupor, cloddishness, coma, comatoseness, compulsion, crassness, crudeness, dejection, denseness, density, depression, detachment, dim-wittedness, dimness, disinterest, dispassion, disregard, dolce far niente, doltishness, doziness, drowsiness, dull-wittedness, dullardism, dullness, dumbness, duncery, elation, emotionalism, encephalitis lethargica, enervation, ennui, euphoria, exhaustion, fatigue, folie du doute, grossness, heartlessness, heaviness, hebetude, heedlessness, high, hopelessness, hypochondria, hysteria, hysterics, idleness, impassivity, inactivity, inanimation, inanition, inappetence, indifference, indolence, inertia, inertness, insensibility, insouciance, jadedness, lack of appetite, lackadaisicalness, languidness, languishment, languor, languorousness, lassitude, laziness, lenitude, lentor, lethargicalness, lifelessness, listlessness, loutishness, lumpishness, mania, melancholia, mental distress, narcohypnosis, narcolepsy, narcoma, narcosis, narcotic stupor, narcotization, ninnyism, nod, nonchalance, numbness, oafdom, oafishness, obsession, obtuseness, opacity, oscitancy, oscitation, pandiculation, passiveness, passivity, pathological indecisiveness, phlegm, phlegmaticalness, phlegmaticness, plucklessness, preoccupation, psychalgia, psychomotor disturbance, resignation, resignedness, satedness, sedation, shock, simpletonianism, sleep, sleepiness, sleeping sickness, sloth, slothfulness, slowness, sluggishness, slumber, somnolence, somnolency, sopor, soporifousness, sottishness, spiritlessness, spunklessness, stolidity, stretching, stupefaction, stupidity, stupor, supineness, swoon, thanatosis, thick-headedness, thick-wittedness, tic, tiredness, torpidity, torpidness, torpitude, torpor, trance, twitching, unconcern, unmindfulness, unresponsiveness, unteachability, weakness, weariness, withdrawal, withdrawnness, world-weariness, wrongheadedness, yawning, yokelism




N inactivity, inaction, inertness, obstinacy, lull, quiescence, rust, rustiness, idleness, remissness, sloth, indolence, indiligence, dawdling, ergophobia, otiosity, dullness, languor, segnity, segnitude, lentor, sluggishness, procrastination, torpor, torpidity, torpescence, stupor, somnolence, drowsiness, nodding, oscitation, oscitancy, pandiculation, hypnotism, lethargy, statuvolence heaviness, heavy eyelids, sleep, slumber, sound sleep, heavy sleep, balmy sleep, Morpheus, Somnus, coma, trance, ecstasis, dream, hibernation, nap, doze, snooze, siesta, wink of sleep, forty winks, snore, hypnology, dull work, pottering, relaxation, Castle of Indolence, lullaby, sedative, tranquilizer, hypnotic, sleeping pill, relaxant, anaesthetic, general anaesthetic, torpedo, idler, drone, droil, dawdle, mopus, do- little faineant, dummy, sleeping partner, afternoon farmer, truant, bummer, loafer, goldbrick, goldbicker, lounger, lazzarone, lubber, lubbard, slow coach (slow, ), opium eater, lotus eater, slug, lag, sluggard, slugabed, slumberer, dormouse, marmot, waiter on Providence, fruges consumere natus, inactive, motionless, unoccupied, unbusied, indolent, lazy, slothful, idle, lusk, remiss, slack, inert, torpid, sluggish, otiose, languid, supine, heavy, dull, leaden, lumpish, exanimate, soulless, listless, drony, dronish, lazy as Ludlam's dog, dilatory, laggard, lagging, slow, rusty, flagging, lackadaisical, maudlin, fiddle-faddle, pottering, shilly-shally, sleeping asleep, fast asleep, dead asleep, sound asleep, in a sound sleep, sound as a top, dormant, comatose, in the arms of Morpheus, in the lap of Morpheus, sleepy, sleepful, dozy, drowsy, somnolent, torpescent, lethargic, lethargical, somnifacient, statuvolent, statuvolic, heavy, heavy with sleep, napping, somnific, somniferous, soporous, soporific, soporiferous, hypnotic, balmy, dreamy, unawakened, unawakened, sedative, inactively, at leisure, the eyes begin to draw straws, bankrupt of life yet prodigal of ease, better 50 years of Europe than a cycle of Cathay, idly busy rolls their world away, the mystery of folded sleep, the timely dew of sleep, thou driftest gently down the tides of sleep, tired Nature's sweet restorer, balmy sleep.


N insensibility, insensibleness, moral insensibility, inertness, inertia, vis inertiae, impassibility, impassibleness, inappetency, apathy, phlegm, dullness, hebetude, supineness, lukewarmness, cold fit, cold blood, cold heart, coldness, coolness, frigidity, sang froid, stoicism, imperturbation, nonchalance, unconcern, dry eyes, insouciance, recklessness, callousness, heart of stone, stock and stone, marble, deadness, torpor, torpidity, obstupefaction, lethargy, coma, trance, vegetative state, sleep, suspended animation, stupor, stupefaction, paralysis, palsy, numbness, neutrality, quietism, vegetation, insensible, unconscious, impassive, impassible, blind to, deaf to, dead to, unsusceptible, insusceptible, unimpressionable, unimpressible, passionless, spiritless, heartless, soulless, unfeeling, unmoral, apathetic, leuco-, phlegmatic, dull, frigid, cold blooded, cold hearted, cold as charity, flat, maudlin, obtuse, inert, supine, sluggish, torpid, torpedinous, torporific, sleepy, languid, half-hearted, tame, numbed, comatose, anaesthetic, stupefied, chloroformed, drugged, stoned, palsy-stricken, indifferent, lukewarm, careless, mindless, regardless, inattentive, neglectful, disregarding, unconcerned, nonchalant, pococurante, insouciant, sans souci, unambitious, unaffected, unruffled, unimpressed, uninspired, unexcited, unmoved, unstirred, untouched, unshocked, unstruck, unblushing, unanimated, vegetative, callous, thick-skinned, hard-nosed, pachydermatous, impervious, hardened, inured, casehardened, steeled against, proof against, imperturbable, unfelt, insensibly, aequo animo, without being moved, without being touched, without being impressed, in cold blood, with dry eyes, with withers unwrung, never mind, macht nichts, it is of no consequence, it cannot be helped, nothing coming amiss, it is all the same to, it is all one to.

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