torpid


torpid

adjective

  1. inactive or sluggish.
  2. slow; dull; apathetic; lethargic.
  3. dormant, as a hibernating or estivating animal.

noun

  1. an eight-oared, clinker-built boat used for races at Oxford University during the Lenten term.

adjective

  1. apathetic, sluggish, or lethargic
  2. (of a hibernating animal) dormant; having greatly reduced metabolic activity
  3. unable to move or feel
adj.

1610s, from Latin torpidus “benumbed,” from torpere “be numb or stiff” (see torpor).

adj.

  1. Deprived of power of motion or feeling.
  2. Lethargic; apathetic.

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