Word Of The Week (WOW #18)

Word Of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. (me), it’s a fun way to improve one’s vocabulary by learning new words every week.

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If you want to participate then simply do a post with your WORD and leave the link to your post as a comment on one of my WOW post.

HERE’S THIS WEEK’S WOW:

harrow-4WORD:

Lassitute

PART OF SPEECH:

Noun

PRONUNCIATION

/ˈlasɪtjuːd/

MEANING: 

a state of physical or mental weariness

or

lack of energy

SYNONYMS:

lethargy, listlessness, weariness, languor, sluggishness, enervation, tiredness, exhaustion, fatigue, sleepiness, drowsiness, torpor, torpidity, ennui, lifelessness, sloth, apathy.

ANTONYMS:

vigour, energy, liveliness, sprightliness, spiritedness.

WORD ORIGIN: 

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

USE IN SENTENCE: 

  • After the baseball game he was overcome by lassitude.
  • This morning, lassitude is preventing me from getting out of bed.

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I hope you guys like this word and hope it’s useful to you in some or the other way! If you want to check out more words like this, then visit my page:

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