Definition of lassitude in English:

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lassitude

Pronunciation: /ˈlasɪtjuːd/

noun

[mass noun]
A state of physical or mental weariness; lack of energy: she was overcome by lassitude and retired to bed
More example sentences
  • 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.
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Origin

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

Words that rhyme with lassitude

crassitude

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Line breaks: las¦si|tude

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