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sluggish and inactive; lethargic1844The Premature BurialSlowly—with a tortoise gradation—approached the faint gray dawn of the psychal day. A torpid uneasiness. An apathetic endurance of dull pain. No care—no hope—no effort.1926The Treasure of the LakeAfter that I really cannot recall what followed, for between weariness, bewilderment, and exhaustion I grew confused, so that my mind became torpid. 1929Look Homeward, AngelIn Spring like torpid snakes my enemies awaken.1993Just Like Old TimesThe rex was torpid, flopped on its belly, gorged on ceratopsian meat.