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torpid

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of torpid

  1. 1 slow to move or act <a torpid sloth that refused to budge off its tree branch> Synonyms dull, inert, lethargic, quiescent, sleepy, sluggish, inactiveRelated Words ambitionless, apathetic, indolent, languorous, lazy, lazyish, listless, shiftless, slack, slothful, sluggard, sluggardly; dormant, inanimate, motionless, resting, sedentary, static, still; dead; dopey (also dopy), drugged; asleep, drowsy, somnambulant; catatonic, comatoseNear Antonyms busy, engaged, occupied, working; animated, bouncing, dynamic, energetic, kinetic, lively, peppy, perky, spirited, sprightly, springy, vigorous, vital, vivacious, zippy; assiduous, diligent, hardworking, industrious, sedulousAntonyms active

  2. 2 lacking in sensation or feeling <my tongue and throat remained torpid for a time following the endoscopy> Synonyms asleep, benumbed, dead, insensitive, numbed, numb, unfeelingRelated Words chilled, nipped; anesthetized, cocainized, deadened, drugged, stupefied; blunted, dulled, obtunded; insensible, senseless, unconscious; inanimate, insensateNear Antonyms awakeAntonyms feeling, sensible, sensitive




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