Sentence Examples


  • During the colder months these reptiles remain in a torpid state.
  • He became torpid, bloated and horrible to look at.
  • On retiring for the winter the hamster closes the various entrances to its burrow, and becomes torpid during the coldest period.
  • Under the influence of his disease, his senses became morbidly torpid, and his imagination morbidly active.
  • The life of the church seems, indeed, to have been in a more stagnant and torpid condition in this age than at any other period of English history.