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lassitude

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1 a complete depletion of energy or strength

  • our lassitude was such that we couldnʼt even be bothered to get more soda from the fridge
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2 physical or mental inertness

  • hot, humid summer days marked by lassitude and a wish to do nothing but sit in the air conditioning
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lethargy, languor, lassitude, stupor, torpor mean physical or mental inertness. lethargy implies such drowsiness or aversion to activity as is induced by disease, injury, or drugs.
    • months of lethargy followed my accident
languor suggests inertia induced by an enervating climate or illness or love.
    • languor induced by a tropical vacation
lassitude stresses listlessness or indifference resulting from fatigue or poor health.
    • a depression marked by lassitude
stupor implies a deadening of the mind and senses by shock, narcotics, or intoxicants.
    • lapsed into an alcoholic stupor
torpor implies a state of suspended animation as of hibernating animals but may suggest merely extreme sluggishness.
    • a once alert mind now in a torpor


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