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Lethargic vs Drained - What's the difference?

lethargic | drained |

As adjectives the difference between lethargic and drained

is that lethargic is sluggish, slow while drained is lacking motivation and energy; very tired; knackered.

As a verb drained is




Alternative forms

* lethargick (obsolete)


(en adjective)
  • sluggish, slow
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1960 , author= , title=(Jeeves in the Offing) , section=chapter VII , passage=[That cat] hasn't caught a mouse since he was a slip of a kitten. Except when eating, he does nothing but sleep. Lethargic is the word that springs to the lips. If you cast an eye on him, you will see that he's asleep now.}}
  • indifferent, apathetic
  • Synonyms

    * torpid * lazy * unmoving




    (en adjective)
  • Lacking motivation and energy; very tired; knackered.
  • I felt so drained after the 3 hours exam, that I wanted to sleep for the next week
  • Of a battery, empty of charge; discharged.
  • Synonyms

    * See also


  • (drain)
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