tor·pid /ˈtɔrpəd/ 形容詞
1. Having lost motion, or the power of exertion and feeling; numb; benumbed; as, a torpid limb.
Without heat all things would be torpid. --Ray.
2. Dull; stupid; sluggish; inactive.
Tor·pid n. [Slang, Oxford University, Eng.]
1. An inferior racing boat, or one who rows in such a boat.
2. pl. The Lenten rowing races.
adj 1: slow and apathetic; "she was fat and inert"; "a sluggish
worker"; "a mind grown torpid in old age" [syn: inert,
2: in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation;
"dormant buds"; "a hibernating bear"; "torpid frogs" [syn: