Part of speech: adjective

Drowsy; stupefying.

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Usage examples "lethargic":

  1. Mr. Stuart was pronounced out of danger and able to travel, but he still lay in that lethargic trance- not speaking at all, and seemingly not suffering. - "A Terrible Secret", May Agnes Fleming.
  2. Still, the Lieutenant Luiz was a lethargic man and a philosopher in his way, so he said nothing, though he waved the comely brown- skinned girl who had been sitting near him back into the house. - "Long Odds", Harold Bindloss.
  3. People- young women like yourself, my dear- are entirely too lethargic, if you'll forgive me. - "Voyage To Eternity", Milton Lesser.