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lethargic
used in Dracula

9 uses
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Definition
lacking energy
  • I would have got out to make certain on the point, but some leaden lethargy seemed to chain my limbs and even my will.
    Chapter 19 (87% in)
lethargy = a state with a lack of energy
  • She complains of difficulty breathing satisfactorily at times, and of heavy, lethargic sleep, with dreams that frighten her, but regarding which she can remember nothing.
    Chapter 9 (58% in)
  • It was certainly odd that whenever she got into that lethargic state, with the stertorous breathing, she put the flowers from her, but that when she waked she clutched them close.
    Chapter 12 (84% in)
  • I think that the digression of my thoughts must have done me good, for when I got back to bed I found a lethargy creeping over me.
    Chapter 19 (81% in)
  • The flies, lethargic with the autumn, were beginning to buzz into the room.
    Chapter 20 (88% in)
  • There seemed none of the unity of purpose between the parts of the body which marks even lethargic sanity.
    Chapter 21 (2% in)
  • The lethargy grows upon her, and though she seems strong and well, and is getting back some of her colour, Van Helsing and I are not satisfied.
    Chapter 25 (45% in)
  • About noon she got into a sort of lethargy which we did not like.
    Chapter 25 (51% in)
  • He added significantly, "I did not like that lethargy of Madam Mina's.
    Chapter 25 (56% in)

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