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1. torpor

noun. ['ˈtɔrpɝ'] a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility.

Synonyms

  • torpidity
  • hibernation
  • lassitude
  • lethargy
  • sluggishness
  • physiological condition
  • physiological state

Antonyms

  • impotency
  • estrus
  • infertility
  • fertility

Etymology

  • torpor (Latin)
  • torpeo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Torpor

  • carper
  • harper
  • sharper

Sentences with torpor


1. Noun, singular or mass
This alone is a good reason to make sure you're medically sound before plunging into simulated equatorial torpor.

Quotes about torpor


1. I was a little excited but mostly blorft. "Blorft"is an adjective I just made up that means 'Completely overwhelmed but proceeding as if everything is fine and reacting to the stress with the torpor of a possum.' I have been blorft every day for the past seven years.
- Tina Fey, Bossypants

2. torpor

noun. ['ˈtɔrpɝ'] inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy.

Synonyms

  • torpidity
  • passivity
  • passiveness
  • torpidness

Antonyms

  • hypopigmentation
  • hypocapnia
  • hypothermia
  • anestrus

Etymology

  • torpor (Latin)
  • torpeo (Latin)
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