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- n. torpidness
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- n. Torpidness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Torpor; torpidity; dormancy, as of animals. See torpidity, 2.
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That fact cannot be lost on our voting public and that fact has pushed many from the easy going torpitude of classic Britishness into the arms of fringe extremism.
Usually, however, the fever is not preceded by a chill, but after languor and torpitude have seized him, with excessive heat and throbbing temples, the loin and spinal column ache, and raging thirst soon possesses him.
The following morning, in order to rouse my people from the sickened torpitude they had lapsed into, I beat an exhilarating alarum on a tin pan with an iron ladle, intimating that a sofari was about to be undertaken.
Country Men from that state of security and torpitude into which they seem to be sunk.
Her voice made a tiny noise in the grave torpitude of the day.
The Russians seem not yet thawed from the winter's torpitude.
The torpitude of digestion a little passed, she flutters half an hour through the streets, by way of paying visits, and then to the spectacles.
It is impossible, Madam, that the generous warmth and angelic purity of your youthful mind can have any idea of that moral disease under which I unhappily must rank as the chief of sinners; I mean a torpitude of the moral powers that may be called a lethargy of conscience.
It is impossible, Madam, that the generous warmth and angelic purity of your youthful mind, can have any idea of that moral disease under which I unhappily must rank us the chief of sinners; I mean a torpitude of the moral powers, that may be called, a lethargy of conscience.
And I probably wouldn't say out loud that one of our friends was, like, boring - even though she is so boring that sometimes when I'm with her I feel like I could basically pass out from her sheer torpitude.