lassitude


las·si·tude

noun \ˈla-sə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\

formal + medical : the condition of being tired : lack of physical or mental energy

Full Definition of LASSITUDE

1
:  a condition of weariness or debility :  fatigue
2
:  a condition of listlessness :  languor

Examples of LASSITUDE

  1. Symptoms of the disease include paleness and lassitude.
  2. <our lassitude was such that we couldn't even be bothered to get more soda from the fridge>

Origin of LASSITUDE

Middle English, from Latin lassitudo, from lassus weary; probably akin to Old English læt late — more at late
First Known Use: 15th century

las·si·tude

noun \ˈlas-ə-ˌt(y)üd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LASSITUDE

: a condition of weariness, debility, or fatigue <a disease typically accompanied by chronic lassitude>

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