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In the lead-up to a big race, such lassitude can be compounded by a sudden severe case of germophobia, characterized by obsessive hand-washing, decreased displays of physical affection, and reluctance to take care of coughing toddlers.
THE NECESSARY ANXIETY OF MARATHON WEEKMMIRHASHEMOCTOBER 6, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
A quarter of Iran’s population is under the age of 14, close to half are under the age of 40, and almost all are struggling at a time of severe financial austerity and deep political lassitude toward their government, but also forces abroad.
IRAN IS TOO OFTEN VIEWED THROUGH THE LENS OF OUR RULERS. TRY LOOKING THROUGH THE EYES OF OUR PEOPLETARA KANGARLOUJUNE 18, 2021TIME
It combats ennui, lassitude, and intolerable vacuity, soothing the nerves and diverting attention from self.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
A feeling of lassitude possesses me, my feet drag heavily, and I experience great difficulty in mastering my sleepiness.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
His mind seems to have become clouded, and the lassitude and ennui his work caused him is everywhere apparent.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
Without doubt it was the effect of extreme lassitude, occasioned by continual thought and watchfulness.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
There is experienced a feeling of lassitude, of being “easily tired out,” and a distaste for active exertion.
A HUMOROUS HISTORY OF ENGLANDC. HARRISON
And yet we must go on in one direction or the other or else succumb to sheer lassitude and overpowering drowsiness.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
He lay back and let the lassitude enclose him, not fighting it.
SPACE PRISONTOM GODWIN
Even the proprietress was seized with momentary lassitude, and also stood still, her hands leaning on the counter.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LASSITUDE

  • apathy
  • blahs
  • blues
  • dejection
  • depression
  • dissatisfaction
  • doldrums
  • dumps
  • fatigue
  • ho hums
  • lack of interest
  • languidness
  • languor
  • lassitude
  • listlessness
  • melancholy
  • sadness
  • satiety
  • spiritlessness
  • surfeit
  • tedium
  • weariness
  • yawn
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