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Definition of "torpidity" [tor•pid•i•ty]

  • The quality or state of being torpid. See Synonyms at lethargy. (noun)

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Use "torpidity" in a sentence
  • "Towards the end of the last century a certain torpidity fell upon this concept of the chemical atom."
  • "Chisleu -- meaning "torpidity," the state in which nature is in November, answering to this month."
  • "And no, torpidity is not something a U-boat used to sink ships."