Simple Definition of lassitude
formal + medical : the condition of being tired : lack of physical or mental energy
Examples of lassitude
Symptoms of the disease include paleness and lassitude.
<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
Synonym Discussion of lassitude
Rhymes with lassitude
altitude, amplitude, aptitude, attitude, certitude, comfort food, consuetude, crassitude, desuetude, finger food, finitude, fortitude, gratitude, habitude, hebetude, interlude, latitude, longitude, magnitude, mansuetude, multitude, negritude, platitude, plenitude, promptitude, pulchritude, quietude, rectitude, seminude, servitude, solitude, turpitude, vastitude
Medical Definition of lassitude
: a condition of weariness, debility, or fatigue <a disease typically accompanied by chronic lassitude>
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