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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 of torpid dull, inert, lethargic, quiescent, sleepy, sluggish, inactiveWords Related to torpid 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 of torpid busy, engaged, occupied, working; animated, bouncing, dynamic, energetic, kinetic, lively, peppy, perky, spirited, sprightly, springy, vigorous, vital, vivacious, zippy; assiduous, diligent, hardworking, industrious, sedulousAntonyms of torpid active

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


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