[luh-thahr-jik] /ləˈθɑr dʒɪk/
of, relating to, or affected with ; drowsy; sluggish; apathetic.
The lethargic heat and humidity of the day made me want to do nothing but nap.
late 14c., litargik, from Latin lethargicus “affected with lethargy,” from Greek lethargikos, from lethargos (see lethargy). Related: Lethargically.
[leth-er-jahyz] /ˈlɛθ ərˌdʒaɪz/ verb (used with object), lethargized, lethargizing. 1. to make lethargic; stupefy.
[leth-er-jee] /ˈlɛθ ər dʒi/ noun, plural lethargies. 1. the quality or state of being drowsy and dull, listless and unenergetic, or indifferent and lazy; apathetic or sluggish inactivity. 2. Pathology. an abnormal state or disorder characterized by overpowering drowsiness or sleep. /ˈlɛθədʒɪ/ noun (pl) -gies 1. sluggishness, slowness, or dullness 2. an abnormal lack of […]
[leth-brij] /ˈlɛθˌbrɪdʒ/ noun 1. a city in S Alberta, in SW Canada. /ˈlɛθbrɪdʒ/ noun 1. a city in Canada, in S Alberta: coal-mining. Pop: 67 374 (2001)
[lee-thee] /ˈli θi/ noun 1. Classical Mythology. a river in Hades whose water caused forgetfulness of the past in those who drank of it. 2. (usually lowercase) forgetfulness; oblivion. /ˈliːθɪ/ noun 1. (Greek myth) a river in Hades that caused forgetfulness in those who drank its waters 2. forgetfulness river of Hades (whose water when […]