torpidity

Part of speech: noun

Torpidness.

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Usage examples "torpidity":

  1. Milk alone, after it loses its animal heat, is a clod, and begets torpidity of the brain; the berries lighten it, give wings to it, and one is fed as by the air he breathes or the water he drinks. - "Locusts and Wild Honey", John Burroughs.
  2. Afterward he wondered at the obstinate torpidity of his mind, for not even the reference to her deliberate look and fine eyes gave him the clew. - "The Mayor of Warwick", Herbert M. Hopkins.