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Lethargy, unconsciousness, absence of thought and sensation; 1) == ecstasy, trance: “in this time of l. I picked and cut most of their festival purses,” Wint. IV, 4, 627. 2) drunkenness: “how came you so early by this l.?” Tw. I, 5, 132. 3) a diseased state, in which the mind is paralysed; as apoplexy and epilepsy: “this apoplexy is a kind of lethargy, a kind of sleeping in the blood,” H4B I, 2, 127 (Falstaff's speech). “--ies, cold palsies,” Troil. V, 1, 23. “peace is a very apoplexy, l.” Cor. IV, 5, 239. “the l. must have his quiet course,” Oth. IV, 1, 54.
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