Sentence Examples


  • During the colder months these reptiles remain in a torpid state.
  • He became torpid, bloated and horrible to look at.
  • Under the influence of his disease, his senses became morbidly torpid, and his imagination morbidly active.
  • They were pleasant spring days, in which the winter of man's discontent was thawing as well as the earth, and the life that had lain torpid began to stretch itself.
  • On retiring for the winter the hamster closes the various entrances to its burrow, and becomes torpid during the coldest period.