transitive verb tor·pi·fy \ˈtȯ(r)pəˌfī\
variants: or



Definition of torpify


  1. :  to make torpid :  benumb, stupefy

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Origin and Etymology of torpify

modification (influenced by English -ify, -fy) of Late Latin torpefacere, from torpēre to be torpid + facere to make — more at do

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