torpeo

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ster (stiff), see also Old English steorfan (to die), Ancient Greek στερεός (stereós, solid), Lituanian tirpstu (to become rigid), Old Church Slavonic трупети (trupeti)

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present active torpeō, present infinitive torpēre, perfect active torpuī ([[no passive]])

  1. I am stiff, numb, torpid or motionless.
  2. I am stupefied or astounded.
  3. I am inactive or listless.

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References[edit]

  • torpeo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879