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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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