Lethargy Leth"ar*gy (-j[y^]), n.; pl. {-gies} (-j[i^]z). [F. l['e]thargie, L. lethargia, Gr. lhqargi`a, fr. lh`qargos forgetful, fr. lh`qh forgetfulness. See {Lethe}.] 1. Morbid drowsiness; continued or profound sleep, from which a person can scarcely be awaked. [1913 Webster]

2. A state of inaction or indifference. [1913 Webster]

Europe lay then under a deep lethargy. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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