In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(mood/movement) aletargado(response) sin energía(response) apáticohot weather makes me very lethargic — el calor me aletarga
- Its rulers could not have been that lethargic, or its diplomacy so tortuous, for it to have survived for such a long period.
- I breeze through the Pilates class, where everybody else was tired and lethargic.
- After seemingly endless weeks of constant commotion, they appear listless and lethargic.
- Her health was poor, although stable, until the morning of admission, when she became disoriented and lethargic.
- Mrs Lewis said she had felt unwell, lethargic, irritable and overweight for many years.
- They looked tired and lethargic with absolutely none of the sparkle we have associated with them in the past.
- If you are confused, lethargic, or have a fever, someone should take you to the hospital.
- If the cat is lethargic and his coat is dull and unhealthy looking, this too may be a sign.
- However, presentations where a patient is hypo-alert and lethargic may go unrecognised.
- Over the previous two days he had been feeling increasingly tired, lethargic, polyuric, and thirsty.
- Furthermore, filling up on fatty foods like bacon or cheese makes you tired, lethargic and apathetic.
- As a result, many seemed lethargic and sluggish when it came to taking the game to Brazil in the second half.
- All of us were suffering from headaches, feeling nauseated and very lethargic.
- Most claimed to be fully adherent only on occasions when they felt lethargic or unwell.
- If we are too relaxed, we become lethargic, wasteful and languid.
- The boy was lethargic and confused but seemed to recognise his mother.
- He had pneumonia and diarrhoea and was severely anaemic and lethargic.
- Is he shaking with rigors, is he awake and alert and comfortable, or is he lethargic?
- I got very sick and I had inflammation of the brain, and I was very lethargic.
- While such a form of epilepsy would not feature seizures, the condition can be seen in lethargic children.
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