Lassitude Definition

lăsĭ-to͝od, -tyo͝od
noun
A state or feeling of being tired and listless; weariness; languor.
Webster's New World
Lassitude is defined as a feeling of lethargy or a lack of mental or physical energy.
When you are in a state where you don't want to do anything except lay around, this is an example of lassitude.
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Other Word Forms of Lassitude

Noun

Singular:
lassitude
Plural:
lassitudes

Origin of Lassitude

  • From French lassitude, from Latin lassitÅ«dō (“faintness, weariness"), from lassus (“faint, weary"), perhaps for *ladtus, and thus akin to E. late.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin lassitūdō from lassus weary lē- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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