Origin of torpid1
Related formstor·pid·i·ty, tor·pid·ness, nountor·pid·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for torpidity
It was short, sharp, quick, and clear; and so loud as to startle even Snowball from his torpidity.The Ocean Waifs|Mayne Reid
In the course of a few hours, however, the torpidity wears 237 away, and finally the Medus returns to its normal state.
My ague has left me in such a state of torpidity that I wish I had gone through the process of natural selection.The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II (of II)|Charles Darwin
And although she had announced the torpidity of her nerves, her hands clenched and her voice shook slightly.Black Oxen|Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
The Sarsi, of course, floated to the surface, and they immediately began to show symptoms of torpidity.