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They were torpid, as you or I might be if we’d spent a long period locked-down and socially isolated.

Cheng thinks modern ballots are “boring” and “graphically torpid.”

From Fortune

Torpid as Spain had become, there was still one point on which she was exquisitely sensitive.

I did not forget to mention the Companies, but find people, as I expected, torpid.

Its indolence, and anger at the stirring of inward strife by nature, caused it to assume a torpid indifference.

Professor Smawl ate heavily and retired to her tent to lie torpid until evening.

His torpid head fell back on the chair, and his outstretched hands hung lifeless, yellow, and rigid on his knees.


On this page you'll find 95 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to torpid, such as: apathetic, benumbed, comatose, dead, dopey, and dormant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.