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Meaning of TORPOR

Pronunciation:  'torpur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  inactivity resulting from torpidity and lack of vigor or energy
  2. [n]  a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility; "he fell into a deep torpor"
 

TORPOR is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: listlessness, torpidity, torpidity, torpidness
 
 See Also: hibernation, lassitude, lethargy, passiveness, passivity, physiological condition, physiological state, sluggishness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tor"por\, n. [L., from torpere, to be torpid.]
1. Loss of motion, or of the motion; a state of inactivity
   with partial or total insensibility; numbness.

2. Dullness; sluggishness; inactivity; as, a torpor of the
   mental faculties.

 

 

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