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logy

[loh-gee] /ˈloʊ gi/
adjective, logier, logiest.
1.
lacking physical or mental energy or vitality; sluggish; dull; lethargic.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50, Americanism; perhaps < Dutch log heavy, cumbersome + -y1
Related forms
logily, adverb
loginess, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for loginess

logy

/ˈləʊɡɪ/
adjective logier, logiest
1.
(mainly US) dull or listless
Derived Forms
loginess, noun
Word Origin
C19: perhaps from Dutch log heavy
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Word Origin and History for loginess

logy

adj.

"dull and heavy," 1848, American English, perhaps from Dutch log "heavy, dull" + -y (2); cf. Middle Low German luggich "sleepy, sluggish." Or perhaps a variant of loggy.

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