A state of physical or mental inactivity; lethargy: they veered between apathetic torpor and hysterical fanaticism
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- Where physical torpor leads, mental atrophy is sure to follow.
- The chorus has that air of resigned lethargy and torpor which regularly lowers over those with little or no hope.
- The consequences you described to a friend: extreme torpor, fatigue, dizzy spells in public places, frayed nerves.
lethargy, sluggishness, inertia, inactivity, lifelessness, listlessness, languor, lassitude, laziness, idleness, indolence, sloth, acedia, passivity, somnolence, weariness, sleepiness
Late Middle English: from Latin, from torpere 'be numb or sluggish'.
Words that rhyme with torporgawper, pauper, warper
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