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torpor
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

3 uses
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Definition
in people:  inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy

or:

in animals:  a condition of biological rest or suspended animation — (could be in the evening, during the cold, or as in a dormant state all winter)
  • "For Peppino!" cried Andrea, who seemed roused from the torpor in which he had been plunged.
    Chapters 35-36 (39% in)
  • —sleep broken by nervous spasms, excitation of the brain, torpor of the nerve centres.
    Chapters 73-74 (43% in)
  • Morrel, overpowered, turned around in the arm-chair; a delicious torpor permeated every vein.
    Chapter 117 (63% in)

There are no more uses of "torpor" in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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