torpify

transitive verb
tor·​pi·​fy
variants: or torpefy \ ˈtȯ(r)pəˌfī \
-ed/-ing/-es

Definition of torpify

: to make torpid : benumb, stupefy

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History and Etymology for torpify

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

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“Torpify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/torpify. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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