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 25 Oct. 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “torpor”, accessed October 25, 2021,

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Torpor. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 25, 2021, from

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