Leth"ar*gy (?), n.; pl. -gies (#). [F. l'ethargie, L. letgargia, Gr. , fr. forgetful, fr. forgetfulness. See Lethe.]

1.

Morbid drowsiness; continued or profound sleep, from which a person can scarcely be awaked.

2.

A state of inaction or indifference.

Europe lay then under a deep lethargy. Atterbury.

 

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Leth"ar*gy, v. t.

To lethargize.

[Obs.]

Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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