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Torpor

Meaning: Inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy

Jun 7, 2016 15:10 IST
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Meaning: Inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy

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If she takes tea at 4p.m. she might get rid of the torpor during working hours.

Pronunciation: tawr-per

Usage/Example: 1. After the torpor of Van Gaal anybody – or any style of football – is likely to be more enjoyable (Source: The Guardian)

2. If we set aside the torpor of the Portuguese send off, you never know, Roy Hodgson might yet morph into a song and dance man. (Source: The Independent)

3. Italians like to think that their art, culture and way of life will lift them out of economic torpor. (Source: The Economist)

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