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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Slow and apathetic.

Usage examples (34)
  • It is a man's own fault, it is from want of use, if his mind grow torpid in old age.
  • All was cold and rainy and dark, and we waited in a kind of torpid misery for daylight.
  • Sometimes I have a kind of torpid languid feeling, which is scarcely unpleasant, only strange, you know.
  • One evening, I sat upon our front step, in a kind of torpid state of mind through my refusal to contemplate the dismal future. for more
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