- inactive or sluggish.
- slow; dull; apathetic; lethargic.
- dormant, as a hibernating or estivating animal.
- an eight-oared, clinker-built boat used for races at Oxford University during the Lenten term.
- apathetic, sluggish, or lethargic
- (of a hibernating animal) dormant; having greatly reduced metabolic activity
- unable to move or feel
1610s, from Latin torpidus “benumbed,” from torpere “be numb or stiff” (see torpor).
- Deprived of power of motion or feeling.
- Lethargic; apathetic.