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ˈtɔr pər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. torpor, torpidity(noun)

    a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility

    "he fell into a deep torpor"

    Synonyms:
    torpidity, listlessness, torpidness

  2. listlessness, torpidity, torpidness, torpor(noun)

    inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy

    Synonyms:
    torpidity, lassitude, languor, torpidness, listlessness

Wiktionary

  1. torpor(noun)

    Synonyms:
    lethargy, torpidity, sluggishness, languor

  2. torpor(noun)

    Being inactive or stuporous.

    Synonyms:
    torpidity, sluggishness, lethargy, languor

  3. torpor(noun)

    A state of apathy or lethargy.

    Synonyms:
    lethargy, torpidity, languor, sluggishness

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. torpor

    Stupor is a condition of the body in which the action of the senses and faculties is suspended or greatly dulled — weakness or loss of sensibility. The apathy of disease is a mental affection, a state of morbid indifference; lethargy is a morbid tendency to heavy and continued sleep, from which the patient may perhaps be momentarily aroused. Coma is a deep, abnormal sleep, from which the patient can not be aroused, or is aroused only with difficulty, a state of profound insensibility, perhaps with full pulse and deep, stertorous breathing, and is due to brain-oppression. Syncope or swooning is a sudden loss of sensation and of power of motion, with suspension of pulse and of respiration, and is due to failure of heart-action, as from sudden nervous shock or intense mental emotion. Insensibility is a general term denoting loss of feeling from any cause, as from cold, intoxication, or injury. Stupor is especially profound and confirmed insensibility, properly comatose. Asphyxia is a special form of syncope resulting from partial or total suspension of respiration, as in strangulation, drowning, or inhalation of noxious gases.

    Synonyms:
    apathy, asphyxia, coma, fainting, insensibility, lethargy, stupefaction, stupor, swoon, swooning, syncope, unconsciousness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. torpor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    numbness, torpidity, lethargy

  2. torpor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    sluggishness, inertness, dulness, inactivity, stupidity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "torpor":

    dormancy, sluggishness

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How to use torpor in a sentence?

  1. William Cobbett:

    Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended system of taxation and a great national debt.

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