Lethargic

Pronunciation: [ luh-thahr-jik ]


Definition: adjective

affected by lethargy; drowsy; sluggish; apathetic

Origin: Late Middle English; Greek


Etymology: via Latin from Greek lēthargikos, from lēthargos ‘forgetful’


Usage:


Synonyms:

  • apathetic

  • dull

  • languid

  • listless

  • passive

  • sleepy

  • drowsy

  • heavy

  • laggard

Antonyms:

  • active

  • alert

  • animated

  • caring

  • energetic

  • lively

  • vivacious

Example:

She was 8 months pregnant and feeling incredibly lethargic.

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