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 31 July 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “torpor”, accessed July 31, 2021,

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Torpor. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from

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