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torpid

(of a hibernating animal) dormant; having greatly reduced metabolic activity
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12) In other words, even if a firm is evaluated and is given a certain credit grade, it is actually the lagged rating that is observed due to torpidity existing in the information flow.
It's the sheer torpidity of the whole enterprise which lets the side down - particularly with the introduction of the supporting characters supposedly vying for George's six pack.
This political art requires overcoming the erotic drive of like to like, which if left unchecked, would produce either madness or torpidity.
This immunological picture, reduction of immunological control, consequently, results in development of endogenous intoxication which, in its turn, can have strong effect on the general progressing of psoriatic process and induce torpidity of the treatment performed.
That they have served only to awaken the drowsy Spaniard a moment from his torpidity in order to sink the unhappy Indians to the grave in laboring to satisfy his guilty avarice, his thirst for gold, to him superior to all but in indolence.
Torpidity in the White-throated Swift, Anna Hummingbird and Poorwill.
Saxony Anhalt may be portrayed as a depressed, almost lifeless environment, the taciturn dialogue, static camerawork and the slow pace of the film accentuating the torpidity of the region, yet these same features might be reworked to offer an index of Heimat virtues that distinguish the East from the fast-paced, competitive, garrulous West.
In its figurative sense," Jakobson wrote, "the verb 'sleep' means 'to be in a state like sleep, as that of inertness, torpidity, numbness,' e.
lack of energy or torpidity that does not disappear after the first minutes of warming-up, indicating an overstress of the muscle-bone system structures