Or is there some other cause of torpidity besides mere cold?
All insects, however, do not undergo this degree of torpidity.
From sluggishness and torpidity of thought and action, he rose suddenly into tremendous activity.
Herr Carovius, awakening from his torpidity, saw that it was high time to make some effort to escape.
Half a minute after being introduced commencement of torpidity ensued, shown by contractions becoming fewer and feebler.
In the course of a few hours, however, the torpidity wears 237 away, and finally the Medus returns to its normal state.
She is essentially of a very unstable nature, but its torpidity is no less obvious than its instability.
The Sarsi, of course, floated to the surface, and they immediately began to show symptoms of torpidity.
During the winter, it lies imbedded in moss, or dried leaves, in a state of torpidity.
I don't say these men are unhappy, but unless they develop a hobby, torpidity is bound to settle like a mist upon their brains.
torpid tor·pid (tôr'pĭd)
Deprived of power of motion or feeling.