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 30 Sept. 2022.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “torpor”, accessed September 30, 2022,

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Torpor. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved September 30, 2022, from

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