torpidity

  • 1 Torpidity — Tor*pid i*ty, n. Same as {Torpidness}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 torpidity — index inaction, languor, sloth Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 torpidity — torpor, stupor, *lethargy, languor, lassitude Analogous words: inertness, inactivity, idleness, passiveness (see cor responding adjectives at INACTIVE) …

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  • 4 torpidity — torpid ► ADJECTIVE 1) mentally or physically inactive. 2) (of an animal) dormant, especially during hibernation. DERIVATIVES torpidity noun torpidly adverb. ORIGIN Latin torpidus, from torpere be numb or sluggish …

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  • 5 torpidity — noun see torpid …

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  • 6 torpidity — tor·pid·i·ty (tôr pĭdʹĭ tē) n. The quality or state of being torpid. See Synonyms at lethargy. * * * …

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  • 7 torpidity — noun The property of being torpid …

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  • 8 torpidity — SYN: torpor. * * * tor·pid·i·ty (tor pidґĭ te) torpor …

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  • 9 torpidity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A deficiency in mental and physical alertness and activity: dullness, hebetude, languidness, languor, lassitude, leadenness, lethargy, listlessness, sluggishness, stupor, torpor. See ACTION …

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  • 10 torpidity — tor·pid·i·ty || tÉ”r pɪdÉ™tɪ /tɔː n. slowness, listlessness, sluggishness, apathy, lethargy …

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  • 11 torpidity — n. 1. Numbness, torpidness, torpor, lethargy, torpitude. 2. Sluggishness, inertness, dulness, inactivity, stupidity, indolence …

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  • 12 torpidity — tor·pid·i·ty …

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  • 13 torpidity — noun 1. a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility he fell into a deep torpor • Syn: ↑torpor • Derivationally related forms: ↑torpid • Hypernyms: ↑physical condition, ↑ …

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  • 14 lethargy — lethargy, languor, lassitude, stupor, torpor, torpidity are comparable when meaning physical and mental inertness. Lethargy implies a state marked by an aversion to activity which may be constitutional but is typically induced by disease, extreme …

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  • 15 torpidness — noun inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy • Syn: ↑listlessness, ↑torpidity, ↑torpor • Derivationally related forms: ↑torpid, ↑torpid (for: ↑torpidity), ↑ …

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  • 16 torpor — noun a) Being inactive or stuporous. b) A state of apathy or lethargy. Syn: torpidity, sluggishness, lethargy, languor …

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  • 17 lassitude — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. languor, faintness, weariness, tiredness, fatigue, heaviness, stupor, dullness, drowsiness, yawning, exhaustion, burnout, prostration, drooping, torpor, torpidity, lethargy, apathy, ennui, stupefaction, inappetence, phlegm …

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  • 18 listlessness — noun 1. a feeling of lack of interest or energy • Syn: ↑languor, ↑lassitude • Derivationally related forms: ↑listless • Hypernyms: ↑apathy 2. inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy …

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  • 19 AEstivation — [AE]s ti*va tion, n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The state of torpidity induced by the heat and dryness of summer, as in certain snails; opposed to {hibernation}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The arrangement of the petals in a flower bud, as to folding,… …

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  • 20 estivation — AEstivation [AE]s ti*va tion, n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The state of torpidity induced by the heat and dryness of summer, as in certain snails; opposed to {hibernation}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The arrangement of the petals in a flower bud, as to folding …

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