torpor

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From Latin torpor (numbness), from torpeō (I am numb).

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torpor (uncountable)

  1. Being inactive or stuporous.
  2. A state of apathy or lethargy.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From torpeō.

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Noun[edit]

torpor m (genitive torpōris); third declension

  1. numbness, stupefaction
  2. sluggishness, listlessness, inactivity

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative torpor torpōrēs
genitive torpōris torpōrum
dative torpōrī torpōribus
accusative torpōrem torpōrēs
ablative torpōre torpōribus
vocative torpor torpōrēs

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