What does torpid mean?

Definitions for torpid
ˈtɔr pɪdtor·pid

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word torpid.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inert, sluggish, soggy, torpidadjective

    slow and apathetic

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

  2. dormant, hibernating(a), torpidadjective

    in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation

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

Wiktionary

  1. torpidadjective

    unmoving, dormant or hibernating

  2. torpidadjective

    lazy, lethargic or apathetic

Webster Dictionary

  1. Torpidadjective

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

  2. Torpidadjective

    dull; stupid; sluggish; inactive

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Torpid

    tor′pid, adj. stiff, numb: having lost the power of motion and feeling: sluggish, dormant: pertaining to the Torpids, or Lent boat-races, at Oxford.—n. a second-class racing boat, or one of its crew.—n. Torpid′ity.—adv. Tor′pidly.—n. Tor′pidness.—v.t. Tor′pify, to make torpid.—ns. Tor′pitude, state of being torpid: numbness: dullness: stupidity; Tor′por, numbness: inactivity: dullness: stupidity. [L. torpidustorpēre.]

Entomology

  1. Torpid

    lying motionless by reason of cold or other natural conditions that unfavorably affect the organism.

How to pronounce torpid?

How to say torpid in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of torpid in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of torpid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Images & Illustrations of torpid

  1. torpidtorpidtorpidtorpidtorpid

Popularity rank by frequency of use

torpid#100000#188091#333333

Translation

Find a translation for the torpid definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these torpid definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "torpid." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 17 Jan. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/torpid>.

    Are we missing a good definition for torpid? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
    • A. deterioration
    • B. abdomen
    • C. bash
    • D. rapture

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for torpid: