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torpid

tor·pid

torpid

 
 
pronunciation:
tor pihd
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: dormant or inactive, as in hibernation.
The torpid bear will remain in its hollow for at least another month.
synonyms:
dormant, inactive, quiescent
antonyms:
active
similar words:
indolent, inert, passive, stagnant
definition 2: drowsy or slow-moving; lethargic; apathetic.
He had just gotten out of bed and was still somewhat torpid.
synonyms:
inactive, inert, lackadaisical, languid, lazy, lethargic, listless, sluggish, stagnant
antonyms:
active, energetic
similar words:
apathetic, dopey, dormant, drowsy, dull, fainéant, indifferent, indolent, logy, slothful, slow, slow-motion, supine, tardy
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derivations: torpidly (adv.), torpidity (n.), torpidness (n.)