Definition of lassitude in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlasəˌt(y)o͞od/


A state of physical or mental weariness; lack of energy: she was overcome by lassitude and retired to bed a patient complaining of lassitude and inability to concentrate
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  • After five weeks in combat these soldiers sunk into a state of extreme exhaustion and lassitude.
  • The patient may also experience lassitude, have a pale complexion, a sore low back (where the Kidney is located), pale tongue body with thin white coating, and deep slow-weak pulse.
  • The patient denied lassitude, dyspnea, or fever.
lethargy, listlessness, weariness, languor, sluggishness, tiredness, fatigue, torpor, lifelessness, apathy


Late Middle English: from French, from Latin lassitudo, from lassus 'tired'.

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Syllabification: las·si·tude

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