lethargic
[ luh-thahr-jik ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late Middle English; Greek via Latin from Greek lēthargikos, from lēthargos ‘forgetful’
Synonyms
  • apathetic
  • dull
  • languid
  • listless
  • passive
  • sleepy
  • drowsy
  • heavy
  • laggard
Antonyms
  • active
  • alert
  • animated
  • caring
  • energetic
  • lively
  • vivacious
Definition
affected by lethargy; drowsy; sluggish; apathetic
Example
She was 8 months pregnant and feeling incredibly lethargic.
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