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1‘Alex woke late, feeling tired and sluggish’
lethargic, listless, lacking in energy, unenergetic, lifeless, inert, inactive, slow, torpid, dull, languid, apathetic, passive, unresponsive, weary, tired, fatigued, sleepy, half asleep, drowsy, heavy-eyed, enervated, somnolent
lazy, idle, indolent, slothful, sluggardly
informal dozy, dopey, yawny
North American informal logy
vigorous, energetic, active
2‘the sluggish global economy’
inactive, quiet, slow, slow-moving, slack, flat, depressed, stagnant, static
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