Simple Definition of lassitude
formal + medical : the condition of being tired : lack of physical or mental energy
Examples of lassitude in a sentence
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 and Etymology 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
Medical Definition of lassitude
: a condition of weariness, debility, or fatigue <a disease typically accompanied by chronic lassitude>
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