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synonyms for torpidity

  • apathy
  • coma
  • disinterest
  • disregard
  • drowsiness
  • dullness
  • hebetude
  • heedlessness
  • idleness
  • impassivity
  • inaction
  • inactivity
  • inanition
  • indifference
  • indolence
  • inertia
  • inertness
  • insouciance
  • languor
  • lassitude
  • listlessness
  • passiveness
  • phlegm
  • sleep
  • sleepiness
  • sloth
  • slowness
  • sluggishness
  • slumber
  • stupor
  • torpidness
  • torpor
  • unconcern
  • unmindfulness
  • languidness
  • leadenness
  • supineness
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antonyms for torpidity

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  • action
  • awakening
  • concern
  • consciousness
  • feeling
  • interest
  • liveliness
  • regard
  • sympathy
  • wakefulness
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How to use torpidity in a sentence

Could our torpidity go further than our requiring Frenchmen to makes tiles, to grind knives, to carry water and to knead bread?
A HISTORY OF THE INQUISITION OF SPAIN; VOL. 4HENRY CHARLES LEA
Mr Smith's hypothesis, that they are "probably hybernating for the winter," will not account for their torpidity in June and July.
THE ROMANCE OF NATURAL HISTORY, SECOND SERIESPHILIP HENRY GOSSE
We may safely dismiss the notion of submersion till better authenticated; but that of torpidity is still open to examination.
THE ROMANCE OF NATURAL HISTORY, SECOND SERIESPHILIP HENRY GOSSE
And then he went on in a dilatation on the dumbness of Nature during the seasons suspension and torpidity.
KEATSSIDNEY COLVIN
In winter they retreat to caves, remaining in a state of semi-torpidity, issuing forth in March and April.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE MAMMALIA OF INDIA AND CEYLONROBERT A. STERNDALE
And he knew now that it was his own voice, for he was rapidly shaking off the strange feeling of mental torpidity.
DEAD MAN'S LANDGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
A strange torpidity had come over him; every rising day gazed into his eyes with a fierce unmeaning glare.
TALES FROM TWO HEMISPHERESHJALMAR HJORTH BOYSEN
It also prevents torpidity of the liver, which usually follows the excessive use of sweets.
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DIET, VOL. 4 (OF 5)EUGENE CHRISTIAN
Uses: Valuable in liver complaint, torpidity of the liver, and as an alterative to act on the secretions of the system generally.
THE LADIES BOOK OF USEFUL INFORMATIONANONYMOUS
Now you see only torpidity and flabbiness, you hear only the trivial, the rhythmically inaccurate, and the melodiously trite.
ON THE FUTURE OF OUR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONSFRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
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WORDS RELATED TO TORPIDITY

  • blackout
  • dullness
  • faint
  • hebetude
  • insensibility
  • lethargy
  • oblivion
  • sleep
  • slumber
  • somnolence
  • stupor
  • swoon
  • syncope
  • torpidity
  • torpor
  • trance
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