Etymology
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torpor (n.)

"lethargy, listlessness," c. 1600, from Latin torpor "numbness, sluggishness," from torpere "be numb, be inactive, be dull" (from PIE root *ster- (1) "stiff").

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Definitions of torpor

torpor (n.)
a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility;
he fell into a deep torpor
Synonyms: torpidity
torpor (n.)
inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy;
Synonyms: listlessness / torpidity / torpidness
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