Lethargize
Lethargize Leth"ar*gize (l[e^]th"[.a]r*j[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lethargized} (-j[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lethargizing} (-j[imac]`z[i^]ng).] To make lethargic. [1913 Webster]

All bitters are poison, and act by stilling, and depressing, and lethargizing the irritability. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]


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  • lethargize — [leth′ər jīz΄] vt. lethargized, lethargizing to make lethargic …   English World dictionary

  • lethargize — /leth euhr juyz /, v.t., lethargized, lethargizing. to make lethargic; stupefy. Also, esp. Brit., lethargise. [1605 15; LETHARG(Y) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • lethargize — leth·ar·gize …   English syllables

  • lethargize — ˈlethə(r)ˌjīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) archaic : to make lethargic : benumb …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lethargized — Lethargize Leth ar*gize (l[e^]th [.a]r*j[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lethargized} ( j[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lethargizing} ( j[imac] z[i^]ng).] To make lethargic. [1913 Webster] All bitters are poison, and act by stilling, and depressing,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lethargizing — Lethargize Leth ar*gize (l[e^]th [.a]r*j[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lethargized} ( j[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lethargizing} ( j[imac] z[i^]ng).] To make lethargic. [1913 Webster] All bitters are poison, and act by stilling, and depressing,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lethargy — Leth ar*gy, v. t. To lethargize. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • fatigue — n 1. weariness, tiredness, exhaustion, Obs. fatigation; lassitude, lethargy, Inf. the blahs, languor, listlessness, sluggishness; debility, enervation, prostration; ennui, boredom, tedium, drowsiness, heaviness. 39 92. exertion, strain, labor,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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