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 Meanings and Examples of TORPID
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torpid
 a.  having lost motion, or the power of exertion and feeling; numb; benumbed
Classic Sentence:
1  The two ships becalmed on a torpid sea, I believed to be marine phantoms.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  He said every nerve had been overstrained in some way, and the whole system must sleep torpid a while.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
3  Wholly untaught, with faculties quite torpid, they seemed to me hopelessly dull; and, at first sight, all dull alike: but I soon found I was mistaken.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
4  He had detected the latent sensuality, which unfolded under his delicate sense of her nature's requirements like a torpid, torrid, sensitive blossom.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXV
5  Jimmy, under generous influences, felt the buried zeal of his father wake to life within him: he aroused the torpid Routh at last.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In AFTER THE RACE
6  His was the overwhelming slumber of the torpid bear and the satiated leech.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIII—ORESTES FASTING AND PYLADES DRUNK
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