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λήθαργ-ος , ον, (λήθη)
A.forgetful, c.gen., ib.5.151 (Mel.), 12.80 (Id.): abs., Men. 1029, Phld.Rh.1.6 S.:—later word for ἐπιλήσμων, acc. to Phryn. 390.
2. lethargic, ἀλήθαργος (sic) “εἰς ὕπνον ἐφερόμηνPOxy.1381.100 (ii A.D.).
II. as Subst., and , lethargy, Hp.Morb.2.65, al., Lyc.241, Ant.Lib.23.2, Gal.10.931, Paul.Aeg.3.9: in pl., Arist. Somn.Vig.457a3, Chrysipp.Stoic.3.57; coupled with μελαγχολία, ibid.
b. lethargic fever, Hp.Aph.3.30. Cf.λαίθαργος.
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