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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy; A state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility.

Usage examples (37)
  • Towards the end of the last century a certain torpidity fell upon this concept of the chemical atom.
  • Chisleu -- meaning "torpidity," the state in which nature is in November, answering to this month.
  • And no, torpidity is not something a U-boat used to sink ships.
  • But very much more -- mere inertia and torpidity in mind and body, for more
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