Meaning of torpid

tor•pid

Pronunciation: (tôr'pid), [key]
— adj.
  1. inactive or sluggish.
  2. slow; dull; apathetic; lethargic.
  3. dormant, as a hibernating or estivating animal.

tor•pid

Pronunciation: (tôr'pid), [key]
— n.
  1. an eight-oared, clinker-built boat used for races at Oxford University during the Lenten term.
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