HyperDic: lethargy

English > 3 senses of the word lethargy:
NOUNstatelethargy, lassitude, sluggishnessa state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
attributelethargy, inanition, lassitude, slacknessweakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
attributelethargy, languor, sluggishness, phlegm, flatnessinactivity / inactivity
lethargy > pronunciation
Soundsleh'therjhiy
RhymesAgee ... zoology: 128 rhymes with jhiy...
English > lethargy: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness).
Synonymslassitude, sluggishness
Narrowerhebetudemental lethargy or dullness
Broadertorpor, torpidityA state of motor and mental inactivity / inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility
Spanishlasitud, letargo
Catalanlassitud, letargia
English > lethargy: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningweakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy.
Synonymsinanition, lassitude, slackness
BroaderweaknessThe property of lacking physical or mental strength
Spanishinanición, lasitud, letargo
Catalanletargia
English > lethargy: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaninginactivity / inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy.
Synonymslanguor, sluggishness, phlegm, flatness
Broaderinactiveness, inactivity, inertiaA disposition to remain inactive or inert
Spanishlanguidez, letargo
Catalanletargia
Adjectiveslethargicdeficient in alertness or activity

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