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lassitude

 [las´ĭ-to̳d]
weakness; exhaustion.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

las·si·tude

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

(las'i-tūd)
A sense of weariness.
[L. lassitudo, fr. lassus, weary]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
References in classic literature ?
No, no, he was astonished at this lassitude, and said to my mother, who laughed at him,
After two to four days, the agitation may be replaced by sleepiness, depression and lassitude, and the abdominal pain may localize to the upper right quadrant, with detectable hepatomegaly (liver enlargement).
Do constant visits to cinemas induce lassitude? This question is provoked by the fact that some people complain that after a visit to "the pictures" a weary languid feeling takes possession of them, with a severe headache.
Lassitude stole over her limbs and her mind lapsed into a conscious swoon in which the buffeting of the storm on the windows took precedence over the head's monologue.
Among their topics are his long passage from a rural to an industrial world, Lawrence and "The Machine Incarnate:" robots among the"Nettles," engineering away humanity: Lawrence on technology and mental consciousness in Lady Chatterley's Lover and Pansies, his allotropic gladiatorial: resisting the mechanization of the human in Women in Love, and on entertaining: the lassitude of his dead novel.
We Pakistanis are lassitude when it comes to punctuality.
Many of the words defined here because they are perceived as Victorian (clangour, hitherto, lassitude, manifold, relic) are ones I still use regularly.
Forcement, la lassitude du banc a prime sur ses ambitions de briller avec le plus grand club francais, le Paris Saint Germain.
My lassitude, rather than a sign of organisational failure, is in fact an ideological victory.
The impression of lassitude in the governance of the country is also not helpful.