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lassitude

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of lassitude

  1. 1 a complete depletion of energy or strength our lassitude was such that we couldn't even be bothered to get more soda from the fridge Synonyms of lassitude burnout, collapse, exhaustion, frazzle, fatigue, prostration, tiredness, wearinessWords Related to lassitude debilitation, debility, disablement, enervation, enfeeblement, faintness, feebleness, frailness, frailty, impotence, infirmity, weakness; overfatigue; languor, lethargy, listlessness; sluggishness, slumber, stupor, torpidity, torpor; apathy, inertia, passiveness, passivityNear Antonyms of lassitude bounce, dash, drive, energy, ginger, go, liveliness, pep, punch, sap, snap, starch, verve, vigor, vim, vitality, zing, zip; might, muscle, potency, power, puissance, strength; briskness, jauntiness, spiritedness, sprightliness, vivaciousness, vivacityAntonyms of lassitude refreshment, rejuvenation, rejuvenescence, revitalization

  2. 2 physical or mental inertness as his cancer progresses, his days are increasingly marked by lassitude and isolation from the outside world Synonyms of lassitude hebetude, languor, lethargy, listlessness, stupor, torporWords Related to lassitude boredom, indifference; malaise; laziness; fatigue, sleepiness; narcosis; idleness, inactionNear Antonyms of lassitude eagerness, enthusiasm, keenness, spiritedness; ambition, enterpriseAntonyms of lassitude vigor, vim, vitality, vivacity

Synonym Discussion of lassitude

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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