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lassitude

 [las´ĭ-to̳d]
weakness; exhaustion.

las·si·tude

(las'i-tūd),
A sense of weariness.
[L. lassitudo, fr. lassus, weary]

lassitude

/las·si·tude/ (las´ĭ-tldbomacd) weakness; exhaustion.

las·si·tude

(las'i-tūd)
A sense of weariness.
[L. lassitudo, fr. lassus, weary]

lassitude

A disinclination to make an effort to achieve anything. Lassitude may indicate organic disease or depression, but is often due to boredom from lack of interests.

lassitude

weakness; exhaustion.
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Un effort physique ou intellectuel La fatigue normale, peut-etre definie comme un etat de lassitude lie a un effort physique intense ou a un stress emotionnel au cours d'une journee, qui sera calme par le repos.
Indeed, their very inclusiveness tends to cut a figure down: What you once thought of as single-minded purpose comes across as mere habit; what once seemed amiably various seems like meandering lassitude.
On his way to Brazil, he meets with his German publisher, for whom, as much out of lassitude as out of a need to fabulate, he embroiders the facts surrounding his postdesertion life, thereby transforming it into a long, exotic, and adventurous voyage worthy of a modern Odysseus.
Ils sont venus nombreux et de partout d'Algerie, qu'ils soient artistes, hommes de lettres, chercheurs ou simples touristes, pour plonger dans cette ferveur et fraEcheur culturelle vivifiee par l'impetuosite d'une eau qui bondit comme de bonheur d'une cascade a une autre, jaillissant d'une anfractuosite pour s'engouffrer aussi vite dans une autre, eclaboussant le ciel de ses clapotis, pour le plaisir de ces visiteurs d'un jour qui suivent sans lassitude ce chemin petulant et petillant.
Irritation with the overpowering lassitude of Marthe Bonnard, culminating in those aquatic corpses?
The "fever" that grips them all has less to do with a propitious alignment of planets than with ambition, desire, consequent conflicts, and a disquieting lassitude that occurs when the game seems hardly worth the trouble.
Ils ont egalement appris que les symptomes de l'intoxication au monoxyde de carbone se declinent en de legers maux de tete, des vertiges, de la lassitude, des palpitations et des manifestations pseudo-grippales.
Non par lassitude mais par souci de la verite, assure le vieil homme en longue tunique traditionnelle beige: comme la quasi-totalite des habitants de cette paisible ville sise au pied des contreforts de l'Himalaya, il "ne croit pas que Ben Laden se trouvait la".
There's an awkwardness in the staging of some scenes, as well as a general air of lassitude that detracts from this tale of lovers separated by ancient traditions.
Italo Scanga's recent work continues to provide his signature mix of whimsy and visually satisfying poetic effects--its lassitude and play evoke a sprightly delight.
Provoquer la lassitude Il a egalement annonce des mesures en faveur du logement et la creation des le mois d'aout d'une taxe sur les transactions financieres.