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torpid
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
of people:  slow or inactive — usually resulting from a lack of energy and interest

or:

of animals:  a condition of biological rest or suspended animation — (could be in the evening, during the cold, or as in a hibernated or dormant state all winter)
  • The two ships becalmed on a torpid sea, I believed to be marine phantoms.
    Chapter 1 (39% in)
  • He said every nerve had been overstrained in some way, and the whole system must sleep torpid a while.
    Chapter 29 (9% in)
  • Wholly untaught, with faculties quite torpid, they seemed to me hopelessly dull; and, at first sight, all dull alike: but I soon found I was mistaken.
    Chapter 32 (1% in)

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