The word ‘Lethargic’ is an adjective that is used when someone becomes physically slow and mentally dull as a result of tiredness, disease, or drugs.
It was first used around 1400 and has been derived from the Latin word lēthargicus.
Meanings of Lethargic
1. Causing a state of physical slowness and mental dullness.
2. Causing, or characterized by lethargy; lazy, indolent, torpid.
Master’s Tip to Learn Lethargic
The word ‘Lethargic’ sounds like allergic. When you are allergic to something, you stay away from it and prefer not doing what causes it or we can simply say that you act lethargic around it.
Sentence examples for Lethargic:
1. The patient is weak and lethargic.
2. A big meal always makes me feel lethargic and sleepy.
3. The human animal is no more frivolous and irresponsible than fearful and lethargic.