- n a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
- n weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
- n inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy
- The markets were roused out of their lethargy when the bailout package was announced.
- The first half of the football match turned out to be 45 minutes of lethargy but the second half saw some brilliant solo runs down the right wing.
- Beware when your child alternates between agitation, lethargy, and back to agitation; it could be a symptom of delirium.
- Andre Marin in CTV.ca
The board embraced "lethargy and delay as a survival tactic" while treating victims as if they were con artists trying to scam the system for money, Marin said.
- Segolene Royal in BusinessWeek
The state must emerge from its lethargy and inertia and stop thinking that the market can solve everything,Royal said.
- Adam Gilchrist in AFP
We've certainly taken the approach that our finals campaign starts now,Gilchrist said. "You could say it would be better not playing the game, to have a clear run into the finals...... but we've got this game. If we let that lethargy creep...