torpor [TAWR-per]


Lacking in vitality or interest.

The first time we tried Special K we got locked into “K-holes,” and sat there in a state of torpor for twelve long minutes.

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“Torpor.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, Accessed 16 May 2022.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “torpor”, accessed May 16, 2022,

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Torpor. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved May 16, 2022, from

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