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Sample sentences for the GRE study word lassitude

lassitude can be used as a noun

1.Her lassitude helped on the barricade. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
2.It was a day of lassitude too, hot and close, with, I am told, a rapidly fluctuating barometer. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
3.At length lassitude succeeded to the tumult I had before endured, and I threw myself on the bed in my clothes, endeavouring to seek a few moments of forgetfulness. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
4.Stephen, who was trying his dead best to yawn if he could, suffering from lassitude generally, replie. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
5.His lassitude was now such that he was obliged to pause for breath every three or four steps, and lean against the wall. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.They could only have come from the old man at my side, and yet he sat now as absorbed as ever, very thin, very wrinkled, bent with age, an opium pipe dangling down from between his knees, as though it had dropped in sheer lassitude from his fingers. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
7.There are the spiritually consumptive ones hardly are they born when they begin to die, and long for doctrines of lassitude and renunciation. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
8.Kutuzov still in the same place, his stout body resting heavily in the saddle with the lassitude of age, sat yawning wearily with closed eyes. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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