I know all your sisters have done for me since — for I have not been insensible during my seeming torpor — and I owe to their spontaneous, genuine, genial compassion as large a debt as to your evangelical charity.
The feeling was not like an electric shock, but it was quite as sharp, as strange, as startling: it acted on my senses as if their utmost activity hitherto had been but torpor, from which they were now summoned and forced to wake.
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She fell into a deep torpor.
And within five minutes, the class had sunk back into its usual torpor.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets