lethargize

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lethargize (third-person singular simple present lethargizes, present participle lethargizing, simple past and past participle lethargized)

  1. To make lethargic.
    • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
      All bitters are poison, and act by stilling, and depressing, and lethargizing the irritability.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lethargize in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)