lethargy


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I would have got out to make certain on the point, but some leaden lethargy seemed to chain my limbs and even my will.
But with the coming of Peter, who hates lethargy, they are under way again: if you put your ear to the ground now, you would hear the whole island seething with life.
But I fought off that awful lethargy. I was very young--I did not want to die.
The fellow was almost upon Perry when the feel of the gun in my hand awoke me from the lethargy of terror that had gripped me.
He would have risen to fight off the creeping lethargy, but his legs seemed weak, so that he sank again to the bench.
For hours together he remained in a state of utter lethargy in his chair.
I had the name of an old offender, so that I had nothing to expect but death in a few weeks' time, neither had I myself any thoughts of escaping; and yet a certain strange lethargy of soul possessed me.
When I'm equally lowered all over, lethargy sets in.
Again, however, his active spirit shook off the lethargy which springs from despair.
He directed them to ensure all possible medical facilities to the patients besides availability of medicines and warned that no lethargy would be tolerated in this regard.
Lethargy seems to strike older children when they reach their teens, when everything is too much trouble, including keeping a tidy room.
However, the Sadiqabad police demonstrated lethargy in taking action and only registered a case when the SHO intervened.