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The EU for all its lethargy, faults and fetishization of bureaucracy, is, ultimately, a good idea.

Those symptoms are different from the much more common flu-like aches and lethargy that can occur a day after receiving the shot, which are generally harmless side-effects of inoculation against the coronavirus.

One of them told me recently that the only way he can feel excitement is gambling, because then he knows he can lose everything and that excitement wakes him up from the lethargy of life.

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This isn’t to say the sensations of lethargy, dullness, and torpor are not real—they are, and they can be quite paralzying.

Citing a lack of in-person contact, she constantly battles lethargy.

“I believe it is necessary to sacrifice myself to break through the lethargy that overwhelms us,” he wrote.

An inquiry launched into the handling of the case should make clear whether that lethargy amounted to deliberate neglect.

Arizona is no longer the sun-drenched home of the Grand Canyon, golf courses, and retirees exulting in 100-degree lethargy.

Austria's fall was due to the lethargy and hesitation of the courts of Berlin and St. Petersburg.

Cicogne told him the news, and how the Princess was lying on a blue bed in a state of lethargy.

When he awoke, though he seemed physically refreshed, the mind remained in a lethargy.

In the darkness of the night he was shaken out of his lethargy by a sharp scratch on his shoulder.

But the meaning was, "God wills we should all perish or become slaves;" and on every hand was dumb lethargy or mad blasphemy.


On this page you'll find 94 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lethargy, such as: apathy, disinterest, drowsiness, inactivity, coma, and disregard.

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