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 5 Feb. 2023.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “torpor”, accessed February 5, 2023,

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Torpor. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved February 5, 2023, from

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