Examples of lethargy in a Sentence
- However, on arrival, a mysterious illness had debilitated Darcus Bowden. An illness that no doctor could find any physical symptoms of, but which manifested itself in the most incredible lethargy, creating in Darcus … a lifelong affection for the dole, the armchair, and British television. —Zadie Smith, White Teeth, 2001
- Warming himself ever so briefly had shaken away the lethargy and resignation and restored his will to survive. —Lois Lowry, The Giver, 1993
- Dick Gale drew a long, deep breath. A coldness, a lethargy, an indifference that had weighed upon him for months had passed out of his being. —Zane Grey, Desert Gold, 1913
- Then it occurred to me that I had shut the window before I had come to bed. I would have got out to make certain on the point, but some leaden lethargy seemed to chain my limbs and even my will. —Bram Stoker, Dracula, 1897
- St. Clare knew this well; and often, in many a weary hour, he heard that slender, childish voice calling him to the skies, and saw that little hand pointing to him the way of life; but a heavy lethargy of sorrow lay on him,—he could not arise. —Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin, 1852
Symptoms of the disease include loss of appetite and lethargy.
I snapped out of my lethargy and began cleaning the house.
Recent Examples of lethargy from the Web
The menu similarly follows a similar path of reinvention, with any hint of lethargy banished.
Symptoms of hypothermia in cats and dogs include blue tinting to the skin or lips, lethargy, and disinterest in food.
The mind and body are interconnected, and job burnout and unhappiness due to not taking vacations can lead to lethargy, increased aches and pains, lower resistance to illness, and a host of other unwelcome symptoms.
And yet, despite having been informed that the incoming national security adviser was an extreme security risk, the White House responded with strange lethargy.
This is a signal for Mr. Macron to seize this political opening to push for further reforms that will liberate France from its long economic lethargy.
The five students, all boys ages 14 or 15, were treated at Palomar Medical Center on Tuesday, Sept. 19, after complaining of nausea, dizziness and lethargy, Escondido Police Lt.
Despite Sevilla's efforts to inject the game with lethargy, Liverpool grew in confidence.
Other symptoms of a subdural empyema include headaches and lethargy.
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Origin and Etymology of lethargy
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of lethargy
- months of lethargy followed my accident
- languor induced by a tropical vacation
- a depression marked by lassitude
- lapsed into an alcoholic stupor
- a once alert mind now in a torpor
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