- s slow and apathetic
a mind grown torpid in old age
- s in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation
- The World Cup finals did for the torpid economy what no stimulus package could ever do.
- To shrug off its torpid ratings, the television channel decided to bring in some spice.
- The torpid pace of the opera resonated with the languid musical score.
News & Articles
- Beers of summer
To ferment lagers during the Middle Ages, German brewers would stow casks in caves across the hinterlands to exploit the dry, cold environs within – or, as Orlandoans mired in the sweltering Central Florida summer might describe that setting, “Heaven.” Cold beer has long been a useful weapon to combat torpid July afternoons, even in the olden days, but unless you can hop in a time machine ...
June 25, 2013 - Orlando Weekly
- Constance L. Rice in Los Angeles Times
The history of the construction program . . . mandated that any successful school construction program would have to be independent of the district's inefficient, notoriously torpid bureaucracy,Connie Rice, a civil rights attorney who serves...