letargie

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Etymology[edit]

From late Latin lēthargia, from Ancient Greek ληθαργία (lēthargía, drowsiness), from λήθαργος (lḗthargos, forgetful, lethargic). This is a compound of λήθη (lḗthē, oblivion) and ἀργός (argós, idle), which consists of negative prefix α- (a-) and noun ἔργον (érgon, deed, work). [1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛtargɪjɛ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪjɛ
  • Hyphenation: le‧tar‧gie

Noun[edit]

letargie f

  1. (pathology) Lethargy (pathological drowsiness). [19th c.]
  2. (psychology) Lethargy (apathy, lack of emotions and interest).
  3. (nuclear physics) Lethargy (quantity characterizing the rate of decelaration of neutrons).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "letargie" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, ISBN 978-80-7335-393-3, page 375.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

letargie f

  1. plural of letargia

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