Definitions for torpidˈtɔr pɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tor•pid*ˈtɔr pɪd(adj.)

  1. inactive or sluggish, as a bodily organ.

  2. slow; dull; apathetic; lethargic.

  3. dormant, as a hibernating or estivating animal.

    Category: Animal Behavior

* Syn: See inactive.

Origin of torpid:

1605–15; < L torpidus numb, der. of torpēre to be stiff or numb


Princeton's WordNet

  1. inert, sluggish, soggy, torpid(adj)

    slow and apathetic

    "she was fat and inert"; "a sluggish worker"; "a mind grown torpid in old age"

  2. dormant, hibernating(a), torpid(adj)

    in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation

    "dormant buds"; "a hibernating bear"; "torpid frogs"


  1. torpid(Adjective)

    unmoving, dormant or hibernating

  2. torpid(Adjective)

    lazy, lethargic or apathetic

Webster Dictionary

  1. Torpid(adj)

    having lost motion, or the power of exertion and feeling; numb; benumbed; as, a torpid limb

  2. Torpid(adj)

    dull; stupid; sluggish; inactive


  1. Torpid

    Torpid is an album by the Canadian comedy music group, The Arrogant Worms. Torpid was the twelfth album for the band and was released on September 30, 2008. Torpid was recorded in the year 2008 during three shows at the Kingston Brewing Company. All three shows were fundraisers for the Music Instrument Lending Library, which lets Kingston residents borrow musical instruments for free.

Anagrams of torpid

  1. tripod


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