Alert and Lethargic


Alert adjective - Paying close attention usually for the purpose of anticipating approaching danger or opportunity.

Lethargic is an antonym for alert in attentive topic.

Nearby Words: alertness, alerted, alerting, alerter


Lethargic adjective - Deficient in alertness or activity.
Usage example: bullfrogs became lethargic with the first cold nights

Alert is an antonym for lethargic in topics: sluggish, lazy.

Nearby Word: lethargy
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Lethargic or Alert. 2016. Accessed December 08, 2022.
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