Torporific Tor`por*if"ic, a. [L. torpor torpor + facere to make.] Tending to produce torpor. [1913 Webster]

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  • torporific — index insensible, narcotic, obtuse, stagnant, torpid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • torporific — [tôr΄pə rif′ik] adj. inducing torpor …   English World dictionary

  • torporific — /tawr peuh rif ik/, adj. causing torpor. [1760 70; TORPOR + I + FIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • torporific — adjective Inducing torpor; tending to cause apathy or lethargy …   Wiktionary

  • torporific — tor·por·if·ic …   English syllables

  • torporific — /tɔpəˈrɪfɪk/ (say tawpuh rifik) adjective causing torpor. {torpor + i 1 + fic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • torporific — |tȯ(r)pə|rifik, fēk adjective Etymology: Latin torpor + English i + fic : producing torpor : dulling, stupefying …   Useful english dictionary

  • narcotic — I adjective anesthetic, anodyne, anodynous, assuaging, assuasive, calmant, calmative, deadening, depressant, dulling, hypnotic, mitigating, narcotical, opiate, painkilling, palliative, paregoric, sedative, slumberous, somniferous, somnific,… …   Law dictionary

  • insensible — I adjective apathetic, benumbed, bewildered, blind, callous, clueless, comatose, dazed, deaf, deprived of sensation, dormant, drugged, dull, emotionless, exanimate, frigid, heedless, ignorant, imperceptive, impercipient, inanimate, incapable of… …   Law dictionary

  • obtuse — I adjective asinine, blockish, blunt, blunt witted, callous, dense, doltish, dronish, dull, dull witted, hebes, idiotic, ignorant, imbecilic, imperceptive, impercipient, insensitive, lumpish, moronic, oafish, obtusus, opaque, phlegmatic, retusus …   Law dictionary

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