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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tor·pid /ˈtɔrpəd/
 (a.)痲痺的,遲緩的,遲鈍的,蟄伏的

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 tor·pid /ˈtɔrpəd/ 形容詞
 缺乏活力的,緩慢的,蟄伏

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tor·pid a.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 torpid
      adj 1: slow and apathetic; "she was fat and inert"; "a sluggish
             worker"; "a mind grown torpid in old age" [syn: inert,
              sluggish]
      2: in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation;
         "dormant buds"; "a hibernating bear"; "torpid frogs" [syn:
          dormant, hibernating(a)]