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Definition of "torporific" []

  • Inducing torpor; tending to cause apathy or lethargy. (adjective)

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Use "torporific" in a sentence
  • "What future prosperity of growth is in our prospect, which shall take from us all excuse of delay, and dispossess the spirit of supineness that reigns in our bosoms, of the sceptre which by its torporific touch benumbs all our faculties?"
  • "I can think of no better indicator of progress with respect to bank reform than to see the industry return to its stolid, torporific past."
  • "To ignore this is to sentence ill married individuals to torporific lives of coldness, isolation, and complete abandonment."