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le ther jee

  • 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 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.
  • The markets were roused out of their lethargy when the bailout package was announced.

  • 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...

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