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- adj. Sound asleep.
- adj. Unconscious.
- adj. Without social relationships or communication; without emotional or tangible bonds to others.
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Must've been dead to the world and all found, she thought, looking down at them.
It keeps them ever on the watch, by a consciousness that to relax is to be in peril; and therefore it often hap pens that none are more dead to the world than they that have it around them in the largest mea sure.