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lethargic
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Definition lacking energy

More rarely, lethargy can refer to inactivity or even a state of unconsciousness.
  • Large lunches make me feel lethargic in the afternoon.
lethargic = lacking energy
  • I'm hoping a cold iced tea will help me get past this lethargic feeling.
  • lethargic = lacking energy
  • the lethargy of siesta time
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • lethargy = lack of energy
  • It was not a very easy matter to rouse him: so lethargic and heavy were his slumbers.
    Charles Dickens  --  Nicholas Nickleby
  • lethargic = lacking energy
  • There's an air of expectation in the psychology lecture hall as two hundred or so kids trod in, feeling none of their traditional lethargy.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • lethargy = lack of energy
  • I would have got out to make certain on the point, but some leaden lethargy seemed to chain my limbs and even my will.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • lethargy = a state with a lack of energy
  • Winston roused himself a little from his lethargy.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • lethargy = lack of energy
  • Warming himself ever so briefly had shaken away the lethargy and resignation and restored his will to survive.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • lethargy = lack of energy
  • Problems this year were first noticed when the boy developed motor coordination problems and mental lethargy which increased until he fell into a coma.
    Amy Tan  --  The Joy Luck Club
  • lethargy = a state with a lack of energy
  • Arising lethargic and groggy after my sleepless night at Camp Three, I was slow to dress, melt water, and get out of the tent on Thursday morning, May 9.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • lethargic = lacking energy
  • The sea moved in a lethargic way, as if already exhausted by the oncoming heat.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • lethargic = lacking energy
  • A lethargy had settled on him, and a little gray hopelessness.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Pearl
  • lethargy = lack of energy
  • He helped her up from the bed, ignoring the lethargy of her movements, and put his arms around her.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • lethargy = lack of energy
  • In fact, I'm a model patient, my lethargy taken for restraint, obedience to the doctors' orders.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • lethargy = lack of energy
  • Long after he had finished eating and lay lethargic in the same place, his sister...
    Franz Kafka  --  Metamorphosis
  • lethargic = without energy
  • Nor will certain ideas forget me; they keep filing away at my lethargy, my complacency.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • lethargy = inactivity (lack of energy)
  • The Fugees gathered their gear lethargically.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • lethargically = without energy
  • ...were playing a lethargic game of Ping-Pong.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • lethargic = lacking energy
  • From there he wasted very quickly to a lethargic little bundle of skin-covered bones and a gaunt, skin-covered skull.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • lethargic = lacking energy
  • He entered with a weariness and lethargy ... and he dropped heavily into the armchair
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
lethargy = lack of energy

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