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Definition 1: in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where torpid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • dormant buds
  • a hibernating bear
  • torpid frogs

Synonyms for torpid in the sense of this definition

(torpid is similar to ...) in a state of sleep

"were all asleep when the phone rang" "fell asleep at the wheel"

(torpid belongs to category ...) the science that studies living organisms

Definition 2: slow and apathetic - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where torpid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for torpid in the sense of this definition

(torpid is similar to ...) not active physically or mentally

"illness forced him to live an inactive life" "dreamy and inactive by nature"

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