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Definition of torpid adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

torpid

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈtɔːpɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɔːrpɪd//
 
(formal)
 
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not active; with no energy or enthusiasm synonym lethargic Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin torpidus, from torpere ‘be numb or sluggish’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: torpid