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Journal torpor's Journal: Definition;- torpor 2

tor?por? [tawr-per] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation
-noun
1. sluggish inactivity or inertia.
2. lethargic indifference; apathy.
3. a state of suspended physical powers and activities.
4. dormancy, as of a hibernating animal.
[Origin: 1600-10; L: numbness, equiv. to torp(?re) to be stiff or numb + -or -or1]

--Synonyms 2. stolidity, listlessness, lethargy. 4. sleepiness, slumber, drowsiness.

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Definition;- torpor

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  • by grub ( 11606 )
    ... if that were true, how did you manage to write this? Maybe you need a new nick...
    • by torpor ( 458 )
      Oh, don't worry, it'll be a loooong time again until I update my journal .. ;)

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