Synonym: listlessness, torpidity, torpidness. Similar words: corporal, corporate, incorporate, corporation, airport, corpse, purpose, amorphous. Meaning: n. 1. a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility 2. inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy.
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1. He had slumped into a state of torpor from which nothing could rouse him.
2. The sick person gradually falls into a torpor.
3. He fell into a deep torpor.
4. She tried to rouse him from the torpor into which he had sunk.
5. He had sunk into an intellectual torpor.
6. And without me the school might sink into torpor.
7. Many people have succumbed to torpor after a week's heavy drinking.
8. And without me the school might sink into torpor. Passive acceptance would be the order of the day.
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9. They will remain there in a state of torpor, patiently awaiting the return of the rains.
10. There lay Dineh, captive, in a torpor, while his enemies decided how to put him to death.
11. But its prolonged torpor only adds to the suspense now.
12. The shock of the icy air ended Claire's torpor.
13. A state of dormancy or torpor during the summer.
14. Mimi, war, astonishment torpor, slavery, will daily wipe out those holy principles of thine.
15. She must rouse herself from the torpor of mind and body.
16. Unlike torpor, diapause is a long - term state of suspension.
17. Many experts believe that the processes of daily torpor and hibernation form a continuum.
18. In the heat they sank into a state of torpor.
19. Not even a bravura turn by one of the most charismatic actors of his generation can relieve the torpor.
20. Amphibians may have survived because of their ability to hibernate or to enter a state of torpor.
21. This would weaken incentives and lead to periods of torpor and stagnation.
22. This, maybe, was my opportunity to escape from the torpor into which I had sunk.
23. Strike the nail of totally liberated five - doors [ sense faculties ] at the juncture of excitement and torpor.
24. His heart now leapt with excitement, now sank into a torpor of despondency.
25. His eyes were sharp and piercing , save during those intervals of torpor.
26. The Thatcher government shook Britain out of itsanti - business torpor in the 1980 s.
27. There was a better name, a Latin name, for it was also called Accidie, and it meant intellectual and spiritual torpor, indifference, and lethargy.
More similar words: corporal, corporate, incorporate, corporation, airport, corpse, purpose, amorphous, on purpose, solar power, habeas corpus, counterpoint, anthropomorphic, port, porn, pork, porch, deport, import, report, export, support, portray, portion, portrait, pore over, report on, supporter, passport, reporter.