Simple Definition of lethargic
: feeling a lack of energy or a lack of interest in doing things
Examples of lethargic
You'll need to move your lure as slowly as possible to tempt the lethargic fish into feeding… —Lenny Rudow, Boating, December 1997
… became a drifter and for a time an alcoholic and finally lapsed into lethargic self-abasement. —Stanley Karnow, New York Times Book Review, 14 Oct. 1984
The audience was cold and lethargic. It is true there were about fifty-seven applauses, but they were not roars of enthusiasm by any means. —Lady Bird Johnson, 12 Jan. 1966, in A White House Diary,1970
The patient is weak and lethargic.
<a big meal always makes me feel lethargic and sleepy>
Origin of lethargic
First Known Use: 14th century
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