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 18 Jan. 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “torpor”, accessed January 18, 2021,

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Torpor. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved January 18, 2021, from

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