Definition of torpor noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    torpor

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈtɔrpər//
     
    [uncountable, singular](formal)
     
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  1. 1the state of not being active and having no energy or enthusiasm synonym lethargy
  2. 2 In the heat they sank into a state of torpor.
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